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Tabula Moderna Portionis Aphrice

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North Africa."Tabula Moderna Portionis Aphrice". Orig. woodblock, L. Fries after M. Waldseemüller's map from 1513. Published by J. Grüninger, Strasbourg, 1522. With title in a decorative border above the map and many figures on the map. 32:40,5...

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Fries, Laurent

Grüninger, Joann

Strasbourg

1522

North Africa."Tabula Moderna Portionis Aphrice". Orig. woodblock, L. Fries after M. Waldseemüller's map from 1513. Published by J. Grüninger, Strasbourg, 1522. With title in a decorative border above the map and many figures on the map. 32:40,5 cm (12 3/4 x 16 inch.).

Laurent Fries' (1485-1532) first edition. A map of North and Central Africa. - The map has five kings on their thrones, a rhinoceros, two cows and a cyclop. - Norwich: "The woodcut border and ornaments on the verso are said to be the work of Hans Holbein".