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PTOLEMAEUS, Claudius
In hoc Operae haec continétur Geographia Cl. Ptholemaei a plurimis uiris utriusqß. linguae doctiss. emendata:& cum Archetypo graeco ab ipsis collata...
Rome,: [Colophon:] Explicat Planisphaerium Ptholemai recognitum diligentissime a Marco Beneventano Monacho Caelestinorum quod antea in multis etia antiquis exemplaribus latinus corruptissimum reperiebantur. Nec nõ Claudii Ptholemai a plurimis uiris utriusqß linguae doctiss. emendatu cum multis additionibus Rome Novitur impressum per Bernadinu Venetu de Vitalibus. Expesis Evagelista Tossino Brixiano Bibliopola. Impante Iulio II. Pont. Max Anno. III. Potificatus sui Die VIII. Septebr M.D.VII., 1507. 1507. Folio (403 by 275mm). 200 leaves, one of which is blank, comprising letterpress title, index, and text in double columns with 52 lines to a full column on 107 leaves, followed by one blank leaf, ornamental initials and woodcut diagrams in the text and full page woodcut "Sphaero in plano" on N1 recto, 6 leaves (of 14 of the “orbis nova descriptio” by Beneventanus normally found in the fourth (1508) edition), 34 double-page copper engraved maps on 68 leaves (one folding), and the treatise “De Locis” in 20 leaves, area of restoration to lower right corner of title, iron-gall ink marginalia (mainly confined to corrections on M8 recto and verso, and the addition of modern titles to the suite of 26 Ptolemaic “ancient” maps), relief shown pictorially, major toponyms underlined in manuscript in red ink on all maps (except that of the modern world), small area of early colour to relief in Arabian Peninsula on “Sexta Asiae”, “Quinta Europe” and “Sexta Europe” with old paper reinforcement on verso at centrefold, “Quarta Asiae”, “Duodecima et Vltima”, … [Click Below for Full Description]
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