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Producer

Laurent Fries

Legend

In Pirckheimer’s 1535 edition of the ‘Geography’ one finds this first of two “modern” maps which Laurent Fries had copied from Waldseemüller’s 1513 edition. North and north-west Africa are well outlined, the result of mainly Portuguese exploration along the African coasts.

Place of production

France > Lyon

Dimensions

Map size: 27,8 cm x 40 cm / Paper size: 40,8 cm x 53,3 cm

Inventory number

HO.1996.43.5




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