Scandinavia - Waldseemüller
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Scandinavia - Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Iceland
„Tabula Moderna Noribergie et Gottie“
Map of Northern Europe with Scandinavia and the Baltic Sea, the North Sea, the Norwegian Sea and Iceland. Trapeze-shaped in the style of Ptolemy, somewhat revised after the Ulm 1486 editon of Ptolemy's 'Geography'. Without text at right margin.
Orig. coloured woodcut map from the supplement of the „Geographia“ by Martin Waldseemüller after Claudius Ptolemy, edited by Georg Übelin, printed and published by Johannes Schott, Strasbourg 1520, ca. 31 x 51 cm (size of the map).
Perfect impression and condition, with a nice original colouring from the period of printing. Rare in such an excellent condition.