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Ptolemy, active 2nd century
[World map]
[Ulm] : [Lienhart Hol], [1482]
Physical Description:
1 map : woodcut ; image 41 x 57 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2010 1a
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale [ca. 1:32,500,000].
"Insculptum est per Iohane Schnitzer de Armszheim."
Woodcut by Johannes Schnitzer.
Map from the 4th edition of Ptolemy's Cosmographia, printed by Lienhart Hol at Ulm in 1482. The edition of Ptolemy's was the first published outside of Italy and the first with woodcut maps.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Whitfield, P. Image of the world, p. 8-11
BAC: British Art Center copy hand-colored.
Subject Terms:
Incunabula -- Specimens -- Maps.
World maps -- Early works to 1800
World maps.
Woodcuts -- 1482.
Ptolemy, active 2nd century. Cosmographia.
Hol, Lienhart, publisher.
Schnitzer, Johannes, engraver.

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