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Creator:
Ptolemy, active 2nd century.
Title(s):

Geographia Cl. Ptolemaei Alexandrini / olim a Bilibaldo Pirckheimherio tra[n]slata, ; at nunc multis codicibus Graecis collata, pluribusque in locis ad pristinam ueritatem redacta a Iosepho Moletio mathematico. ; Addita sunt in primum, & septimum librum amplissima eiusdem commentaria, quibus omnia, quae ad geographiam attinent, & quae praetermissa sunt a Ptolemaeo declarantur: atque nominibus antiquis regionum, ciuitatem, oppidorum, montium, syluarum, fluuiorum, lacuum, caeterorumque locorum, apposita sunt recentiora. ; Adsunt LXIIII. tabulae XXVII. nempe antiquae, & reliquae nouae, quae totam continent terram, nostrae, ac Ptolemaei aetati cognitam, typisq[ue] aeneis excussae. ; Indices rerum quae tractantur copiosissimi..

Additional Title(s):

Geographia. Latin

Published/Created:
Venetiis, : Apud Vincentium Valgrisium., M D LXII. [1562]
Physical Description:
[8], 112, 286, [66] p., [128] leaves of plates : ill. (woodcuts), maps (engravings) ; 24 cm. (4to)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Maps/Atlases 1503
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Notes:
"A new edition, revised and annotated by Josephus Moletius ... The 64 double-page copperplate maps were from the same plates as those in the Italian version printed at Venice in 1561"--Sabin.
Signatures: *⁴ A-O⁴, ²A-S⁸, ³A-H⁴ .
Title page vignette (printer's device).
Includes 64 numbered maps on double leaves, most with descriptive text on the recto of the first leaf.
JCB Lib. cat., pre-1675, I:217
Alden, J.E. European Americana, 562/25
Phillips 372
Adams P2231
BM STC Italian, p. 542
Shirley, R.W. Mapping the World, 109-111
Sanz, C. Geographia de Ptolomeo, p. 220-222
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary calf. Ex-Libris: Henry JDE and Mr. le Comte, Henry Chandon de Briailles 1898-1937.
Errata: p. [65] (4th count).
Includes indexes.
Subject Terms:
Early maps.
Geography, Ancient -- Maps.
Geography, Ancient.
Imprint 1562
Imprint 1562.
Italy -- Venice -- 1562.
World maps.
Contributors:
Pirckheimer, Willibald, 1470-1530.
Moleti, Giuseppe, 1531-1588.
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