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Martin Waldseemuller: Tabula nova partis Africae

Map: AFR3972
 
Cartographer: Martin Waldseemuller
Title: Tabula nova partis Africae
Date: 1541
Published: Vienne
Width: 17 inches / 44 cm
Height: 13 inches / 34 cm
Map ref: AFR3972
Description:
Martin Waldseemuller printed the first ever map of Southern Africa in 1513. Laurent Fries later produced this slightly reduced version with the addition of the inset vignettes in 1541. Decorated with mythical kings, imaginary creatures, and the source of the Nile. [AFR3972]