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SOLD Ptolemaei Typus

SOLD Ptolemaei Typus

Code: 77987

  • SOLD
  • Date: 1562
  • Condition: AA
  • Colour: uncoloured
  • Size (cm): 28.5 x 22.5 (full sheet)

Title: Ptolemaei Typus

Publication: 'La Geographi di Claudio Tolomeo', Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1562, Venice, Latin edition

Engraved by Sanuto for Ruscelli's 'La Geographi di Claudio Tolomeo'. A feature of this first state is that the platemark runs off the top of the sheet: two maps were printed from the same plate then the resulting sheet cut in half. Text on verso.

Good condition, washed, cleeaned & deacidified. Centrefold splits (t&b) professional repaired. Worm tracks in lower margin backed with spider tissue. Splits & tracks outside of image area.