Leen Helmink Antique Maps

Romania by Fries/Waldseemüller

Cartographer

Fries/Waldseemüller

Title

Tabula nova Poloniae, Ungariae, & Russiae

Published

Strassburg, 1522

Size

27.8 x 35.5 cms

Technique

Woodcut

Stock number

18782

Condition

mint

Price

$ 1250

Description

Fries' modern map of eastern Europe, covering Poland, Hungary and the western parts of Russia and Romania. The map is actually an enlarged fragment of the 1513 map of eastern Europe by Waldseem├╝ller, after a lost original by Cusanus. A picture of a Tartar ruler is in the east.