• Travel, Science & Natural Hist auction at Christies

    Sale 5809

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    15 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 89

    WALDSEEMÜLLER, Martin (1470-1518) and Lorenz FRIES. Tabula nova partis Aphri [North Africa]; Tabula nova partis Aphri [South Africa]. [Lyons: Melchior and Gaspar Treschel, 1535]. Two woodcut maps (sheet size 410 x 568 and 390 x 541mm), no text on versos (map of South Africa torn along fold mark with partial loss of letter "A" in title). Both maps are reductions by Fries from the 1513 Strasbourg edition of the Waldseemüller atlas. [cf. Norwich 286; Norwich 150].

    Price Realised  

    WALDSEEMÜLLER, Martin (1470-1518) and Lorenz FRIES. Tabula nova partis Aphri [North Africa]; Tabula nova partis Aphri [South Africa]. [Lyons: Melchior and Gaspar Treschel, 1535]. Two woodcut maps (sheet size 410 x 568 and 390 x 541mm), no text on versos (map of South Africa torn along fold mark with partial loss of letter "A" in title). Both maps are reductions by Fries from the 1513 Strasbourg edition of the Waldseemüller atlas. [cf. Norwich 286; Norwich 150].

    WALDSEEMÜLLER, M. and L. FRIES. Duodecima Asiae tabula: Taprobana Insu[la] [Ceylon]. [Strasbourg: L. Fries, 1522 or later]. Woodcut map, sheet size 414 x 310mm., no text on verso. (3)


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