Lot 53: FRIES, LAURENT. India Orientalis.
December 8, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: FRIES, LAURENT. India Orientalis. Double-page woodblock map of Southeast Asia. 15 1/2x21 inches sheet size; faint evidence of a tide-mark removed, tiny loss at upper centerfold, else excellent condition. Lyon, 1535
Notes: The first European printed map specifically devoted to the area of Southeast Asia. One of three maps to appear in Fries''s atlas that was not based on Wadseemuller''s earlier work of 1513.