Lot 54: FRIES, LAURENT. Tabula nova Utriusque Indiae.
December 8, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: FRIES, LAURENT. Tabula nova Utriusque Indiae. Double-page woodblock map of India. 15x20 3/4 inches sheet size, wide margins; small wormhole left corner, tiniest of losses at upper centerfold. Vienne: Servetus, 1541
Notes: A reduced version of Martin Waldseemuller''s first modern (non-Ptolemaic) map of the region printed in 1513. The map extends from Saudi Arabia, across the Indian subcontinent and the Malay Peninsula up to southern China.