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Tabula I. Affri.

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Northwest Africa. "Tabula I. Affri.". Orig. woodblock, L. Fries after C. Ptolemy's map. Published by J. Grüninger, Strasbourg, 1522. With title in a decorative border above the map. 32:48 cm (12 3/4 x 19 inch.).

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Fries, Laurent

Grüninger, Joann

Strasbourg

1522

Northwest Africa. "Tabula I. Affri.". Orig. woodblock, L. Fries after C. Ptolemy's map. Published by J. Grüninger, Strasbourg, 1522. With title in a decorative border above the map. 32:48 cm (12 3/4 x 19 inch.).

Laurent Fries' (1485-1532) first edition. A Ptolemaic map of Nortwestern part of Africa. - Norwich: "... the woodcut border and ornaments on the verso are said to be the work of Hans Holbein".