Antique Map of Persia by Fries (1535)

  • Condition: Good, Latin text on verso within elaborate woodcut borders. Repair on folding line and a few small tears. Trimmed, please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1535
  • Overall size: 52 x 37 cm.
  • Image size: 45.5 x 30 cm.

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.. Antique Map of Persia by Fries (1535)

Description: Untitled double-page woodcut map of Persia, depicting the area of Mesopotamia, Armenia and the Gulf, to the Caspian and Carmania (Iran). Originates from Lorenz Fries' edition of Ptolemy's ‘Geographia’, edited by Michael Servetus.

Artists and Engravers: Lorenz Fries was a German physician and author.