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Martin Waldseemüller 'Tabula Terra Nova' from Claudius Ptolemaeus Geographia, Strasbourg, 1513.

Martin Waldseemüller 'Tabula Terra Nova' from Claudius Ptolemaeus Geographia, Strasbourg, 1513.

Martin Waldseemüller 'Tabula Terra Nova' from Claudius Ptolemaeus Geographia, Strasbourg, 1513. One of twenty maps containing new information gathered from many travels and voyages of discovery, which earned the work the title of 'first modern atlas of the world.' It was also the first printed map to show part of America. Map Library, Maps C.1.d.9. ©The British Library Board