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Stevenson, Edward Luther (translator and editor)
GEOGRAPHY OF CLAUDIUS PTOLEMY
The New York Public Library, New York, 1932. folio. half leather, cloth, five raised bands, cardboard box with paper cover label. xvi, 167 pages, and 29 plates. Based upon Greek and Latin Manuscripts and Important Late Fifteenth- and Early Sixteenth-Century Printed Editions, Including Reproductions of the Maps from the Ebner Manuscript, ca. 1460. Limited to 250 numbered copies. Printed on Charing handmade paper. Designed by John Archer. Collotypes by Max Jafeé. Introduction by Professor Joseph Fischer. This is the first English translation of "Geography". This volume covers eight books by Ptolemy, added to it are 27 maps of the Codex Ebnerianus, the Ruysch Map from the 1508 printed edition of "Geography," and the New World Map from the 1522 edition. The box for the volume is soiled, worn, and split at the joints and corners. Very minor wear at spine ends. half leather, cloth, five raised bands, cardboard box with paper cover label [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB [NEW CASTLE, DE, U.S.A.]
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