Italy and Corsica

By PTOLEMAEUS, Claudius; WALDESEEMULLER, Martin, 1513 

Tabula Moderna Italie

Europe Italy
  • Author: PTOLEMAEUS, Claudius; WALDESEEMULLER, Martin
  • Publication place: Strassburg:
  • Publisher: Johannes Schott, 12th March
  • Publication date: 1513
  • Physical description: Woodcut map
  • Inventory reference: 5343

Notes

A map of Italy and Corsica, with the islands of Sardinia and Sicily visible in outline. Although the outline of Italy’s southern coast is more accurate, the angle of the peninsula is incorrect. This is one of the 20 supplementary maps added by Waldseemüller.

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