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Ptolemaeus, Claudius.
GEOGRAFIA... NUOVAMENTE CON SINGOLARE STUDIO RICONTRATI & CORRETTI DALL... GIO. ANTONIO MAGINI... NUOVAMENTE CORRETTO & ACCRESCIUTO. PADUA: PAOLO & FRANCESCO GALIGNANI, 1621-1620
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 3,250 GBP
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Ptolemaeus, Claudius.
GEOGRAFIA... NUOVAMENTE CON SINGOLARE STUDIO RICONTRATI & CORRETTI DALL... GIO. ANTONIO MAGINI... NUOVAMENTE CORRETTO & ACCRESCIUTO. PADUA: PAOLO & FRANCESCO GALIGNANI, 1621-1620
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 3,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Ptolemaeus, Claudius.
GEOGRAFIA... NUOVAMENTE CON SINGOLARE STUDIO RICONTRATI & CORRETTI DALL... GIO. ANTONIO MAGINI... NUOVAMENTE CORRETTO & ACCRESCIUTO. PADUA: PAOLO & FRANCESCO GALIGNANI, 1621-1620

2 parts in one volume, folio (302 x 203mm.), 27 maps of the ancient world and 32 (of 37) of the modern world, together 59 full-page maps engraved by Girolamo Porro mostly after Ortelius or Mercator (one double-page), numerous woodcuts in the text, contemporary vellum, lacking 5 maps and several text pages, spine repaired and binding worn


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Literature

Nordenskiöld Collection 2:233; Phillips, Atlases 436; Shirley, British Library T.PTOL-12c

Catalogue Note

This is the last edition of Ptolemy to be issued with a text and commentary. The maps are exactly the same as those used in the first quarto edition in Latin of 1596, edited by Magini, and also the first edition of Cernoti's translation in 1597/8.

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