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Ptolemy/Fries

Lot 288: MAP, Southeast Asia, Ptolemy

Est: $2,750 USD - $3,500 USDPassed
Old World AuctionsMarch 12, 2024Richmond, VA, US

Item Overview

Description

First Printed Map to Focus on Indochina and the East Indies. Southeast Asia. Ptolemy/Fries, India Orientalis, from Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini Geographicae…, 1535 (published). Black & White. This scarce map is a landmark in the cartography of Southeast Asia - the first printed map to focus on the region of Malaya, Indochina and the East Indies. It was based on Waldseemuller's large 1507 cordiform world map, which was in turn taken from the Martellus model with nomenclature derived principally from Marco Polo. The mythical Lake Chiang Mai, labeled Lamia Lacq, is located at the top border. The islands are placed in a barely recognizable fashion including Iava Maior in roughly the position of Borneo. The map's nomenclature is derived principally from Marco Polo. A small vignette illustrating cannibalism is set in the island of Angama (Andaman Islands), which is totally misplaced to the east of Java. This map was one of three new maps that Fries had engraved for his editions of Ptoelmy's Geographia that were not reduced versions of Waldseemuller's maps. This map first appeared in the 1522 edition of Fries' Claudii Ptolemaei Geographicae.... Blank verso.

LITERATURE: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #209-49; Suarez (Sea) Fig 62, pp.114-118.

Dimensions

17" W x 12.3" H

Artist or Maker

Ptolemy/Fries

Date

1535 (published)

Condition Report

A sharp impression on a bright sheet. Grade: A+

Literature

Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #209-49; Suarez (Sea) Fig 62, pp.114-118.

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Auction Details

Antique Maps, Charts, Atlases, Engravings & Books

by
Old World Auctions
March 12, 2024, 03:00 PM EST

3850 Gaskins Road Suite 220, Richmond, VA, 23233, US

Terms

Buyer's Premium

20.0%

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From:To:Increment:
$0$49$1
$50$99$5
$100$249$10
$250$499$25
$500$999$50
$1,000$2,499$100
$2,500$4,999$250
$5,000+$500

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