Maps, Curiosity, map by Eratosthenes
"Erdansicht des Eratosthenes"
Wood engraving of a map by Eratosthenes (270-190 B.C.). On the reverse side is text (in German) about the work of Eratosthenes using astronomy to understand the geography of the earth. Published 1881. Natural age toning.
Image: 10.5 x 16 cm ( 4.1 x 6.2")