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Ptolemy, active 2nd century
Tercia Europe tabula.
Additional Title(s):
Tercia Evrope tabvla
[Ulm] : [Lienhart Hol], [1486]
Physical Description:
1 map : woodcut ; 35 x 36 cm, on sheet 41 x 54 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2010 1c
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale not given
Woodcut probably by Johannes Schnitzer, who is known to have engraved the world map in the same atlas.
Relief shown pictorially.
Includes names of places and natural features.
In margin: climatic and latitudinal notes.
BAC: British Art Center copy is hand-colored.
Map of western Europe, from Ptolemy's Cosmographia, printed by Lienhart Hol at Ulm in 1486. Depicts France, Switzerland, and the Low Countries, and portions of Spain, England, Germany, and Italy.
Subject Terms:
Europe -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Maps -- Europe.
Woodcuts -- 1486.
Ptolemy, active 2nd century. Geographia. Latin.
Hol, Lienhart, publisher.
Schnitzer, Johannes, engraver.

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