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SOLD Universi Orbis Descriptio

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  • Date: 1596
  • Condition: AAA
  • Colour: Uncoloured.
  • Size: 13.5 x 17.5 cm

Title: 'Universi Orbis Descriptio...'

From the rare 1596 Venice edition of ''Geographiae universae tum veteris tum novae absolutissimum opus duobus voluminibus distinctum, In quorum priore habentur Cl. Ptolomaei Pelusiensis Geographicae enarrationis Libri octo: Quorum primus, qui praecepta ipsius facultatis omnia complectitur,, commentariis uberrimis illustratus est a Io. Antonio Magino Patavino".

By Claudius Ptolemaeus (Ptolemy), a new Latin edition (publisher: Giovanni Antonio Magini). Maps are engraved by Girolamo Porro.

A map of the world in excellent condition.
SOLD Universi Orbis Descriptio