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2008-10-16 13:33:11
PTOLEMAEUS, Claudius (90-168 A.D.)
Strasbourg: Johann Schott, 12 March 1513. 2 parts in one volume, folio. (17 3/16 x 12 inches). [Title leaf], [dedication leaf], 5-60 numbered leaves, [14 unnumbered leaves forming an index], 27 woodcut "ancient" maps (26 double-page), [supplement title-leaf], 20 woodcut "modern" maps by Martin Waldseemüller, (19 double-page, the final single-page map of Lorraine printed in three colours), [15 unnumbered text leaves]. (Margins of 4 of the "ancient" maps shaved with slight loss to the printed marginal notes [3] or the image area [1], 6 of the "modern" maps shaved with slight loss [1 with loss to the marginal notes, 5 with slight loss to the image area], unobtrusive worming to lower blank margins of text leaves to H1, single wormtrack from B5 to the end through text and image areas, a second track from title through to G2 through text only). Expertly bound to style in 18th-century red morocco, panelled in gilt on covers, spine simply gilt in seven compartments with raised bands, lettered gilt in the second compartment, modern black morocco-backed box, titled in gilt. A unique copy of the first modern atlas with maps by Martin Waldseemüller and with the translation of Mathias Ringmann, "The most important of all the Ptolemy editions" (Streeter). A monumental work containing critical New World information, derived from the latest voyages of exploration, including two maps in early proof states and the earliest map devoted entirely to the New World. This copy has been carefully compared with the copy in the Library of the State University of Utrecht, Holland, that was used to pro … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books
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2008-10-16 08:11:11
PTOLEMAEUS, Claudius (after 83 - ca 168 AD).
Strassburg: Johann Schott 1513. Folio (18 4/8 x 12 4/8 inches). 47 woodcut maps by Martin Waldseemüller (all but 2 double-page), including "Tabula terre nove" THE FIRST MAP IN AN ATLAS ENTIRELY DEVOTED TO AMERICA, the last map ("Lotharingia") printed in colors, 4 woodcut diagrams in text, one large woodcut of an armillary sphere on K1 (lower portion of the title-page renewed with 12 lines of text on verso supplied in excellent pen-work facsimile, lower portion of last leaf renewed, without the final blank leaf, some browning and staining, a few leaves skillfully repaired affecting the image in 3 maps: Italy, Switzerland and the Upper Rhineland). Contemporary blind-stamped paneled calf over wooden boards, each cover decorated with alternating fillets of a stag and hunter, and a thistle and bird roll tool, fore-edges lettered in Greek: "Ptolemaio", original vellum page-markers (brass catches and clasps and corner pieces renewed to style, recently and expertly conserved by James and Stuart Brockman Ltd, full report available on request). Provenance: Copious contemporary marginal scholarly annotations in Greek and Latin; Pierre S. du Pont III (1911-1988), his sale Collection of Navigation Christie's 8th October 1991, lot 214. THE FIRST "MODERN" EDITION OF PTOLEMY AND "THE MOST IMPORTANT OF ALL PTOLEMY EDITIONS" (Streeter Sale I:6) The first modern atlas, prepared by Martin Waldseemuller using the translation of Mathias Ringmann. This is one of the most important editions of Ptolemy, containing many new regional maps: twenty new maps based on contemporary knowledge "unlike many … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Arader Galleries - Aradernyc [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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