PTOLEMAEUS, CLAUDIUS. 90-168. MAGINI, G.A., ed. Geografia cioè Descrittione Universale della Terra.... Venice: G.B. & G. Galignani Fratelli, 1598.
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PTOLEMAEUS, CLAUDIUS. 90-168.
MAGINI, G.A., ed.
Geografia cioè Descrittione Universale della Terra.... Venice: G.B. & G. Galignani Fratelli, 1598.
Sold for US$ 2,750 inc. premium
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PTOLEMAEUS, CLAUDIUS. 90-168.
MAGINI, G.A., ed. Geografia cioè Descrittione Universale della Terra.... Venice: G.B. & G. Galignani Fratelli, 1598.
2 parts in 1. Folio (295 x 210 mm). [Π]2 a-i6 k8 2a-2c6 2d4 A6 B-C4; A-2L6 2M8 a-e6. With 63 engraved maps within text (lacking the folding map); numerous woodcuts including tail-pieces. Laid into old vellum. Warrants conservation: dampstained throughout with occasional browning, heavily creased from gathering 22C to end, 2B4v & 2C1r inkstained, text block detached.

THE FIRST EDITION IN ITALIAN OF MAGINI'S PTOLEMY. The 63 finely-engraved maps comprise 27 maps of the ancient world and 36 modern maps. Adams M118; Phillips Atlases 405; Sabin 66506.
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