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FRIES, LAURENT; after WALDSEEMULLER, MARTIN. Diefert Situs Orbis Hydrographorum ab eo quem Ptolomeus Posuit - Tabu Nova Orbis. Double-page woodcut map of the world. 15 3/4x21 inches sheet size, wide margins, blank verso; light staining, but generally nice. Vienne, 1541
The second of Fries' modern world maps modeled after Waldseemuller's edition of 1513. "This map...is one of the earliest world maps available to a collector, and is an unsophisticated but attractive rendering of what was generally known of the world at that time" (Shirley 49).
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