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SOLD Ptolemaei Typus


Code: 77987

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.