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Ptolemy (Claudius Ptolemaeus) — Sebastian Munster [Editor]
[WORLD MAP] TYPUS UNIVERSALIS [FROM: GEOGRAPHIA UNIVERSALIS, VETUS ET NOVA COMPLECTENS...]. BASEL: HEINRICH PETRI, 1552
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Ptolemy (Claudius Ptolemaeus) — Sebastian Munster [Editor]
[WORLD MAP] TYPUS UNIVERSALIS [FROM: GEOGRAPHIA UNIVERSALIS, VETUS ET NOVA COMPLECTENS...]. BASEL: HEINRICH PETRI, 1552
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Ptolemy (Claudius Ptolemaeus) — Sebastian Munster [Editor]
[WORLD MAP] TYPUS UNIVERSALIS [FROM: GEOGRAPHIA UNIVERSALIS, VETUS ET NOVA COMPLECTENS...]. BASEL: HEINRICH PETRI, 1552
Map (15 3/4 x 11 3/4 in.; 400 x 295) on paper. Later hand-coloring, with whimsical surround of clouds and wind-heads; fold to center, as usual, minor hole or tear to lower margin at fold, some rubbing to title text, some very faint spotting. Framed (not examined out of frame).
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Literature

Alden 552.40; Phillips (Atlases) 370; Sabin 66488

Catalogue Note

The map present here was taken from Sebastian Munster's Geographia. In this edition, the modern world map, Typus universalis, is the revised version of 1550 showing the redesigned cloud borders, the revised Northwest Passage, and the monogram of the block-cutter, David Kandel [Shirley 92]. 

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