PTOLEMAEUS, CLAUDIUS. 90-168. MOLETI, GIUSEPPE, ed. Geographia.... Venice: Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1562.
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PTOLEMAEUS, CLAUDIUS. 90-168.
MOLETI, GIUSEPPE, ed.
Geographia.... Venice: Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1562.
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PTOLEMAEUS, CLAUDIUS. 90-168.
MOLETI, GIUSEPPE, ed. Geographia.... Venice: Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1562.
2 parts in 1. 4to (228 x 158 mm). [Π]4 A-O4 2A-S8. With 62 (of 64) double-page engraved maps with letterpress descriptions on versos, 3 A-H4. Old calf (perished). Some marginal brown staining, text block defective with several leaves loose, worming at end affecting gutter margin of 2d map and affecting image at centerfold in about 6 maps, maps 52 & 53 stained, maps 48 & 49 lacking, sold as is.

FIRST MOLETI EDITION, based on the translation by Pirckheimer. The maps are restrikes from the plates used in the 1561 edition.
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