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Europae Tabula prima continet insulam Albion, sive Britanniam & Hyberniam.]
1541 - Vienne, Gaspar Treschel, 1541. Woodcut, printed area 300 x 440mm. A very fine, crisp example. From the last woodcut edition of Ptolemy, using the blocks cut in 1522. The British Isles, set in a trapezoid frame, famous for the east-west orientation of Scotland. The title (as above) is printed on verso, with a Latin text description. SHIRLEY: British Isles 30.
      [Bookseller: Altea Antique Maps]
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