Auction 109, Lot 53

"[Lot of 6 - Armillary Sphere and Diagrams]", Fries, Lorenz

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1522 (published)

Publication: Claudii Ptolemaei Geographicae…

Color: Black & White

Size:
9.7 x 14.7 inches
24.6 x 37.3 cm

These leaves are from the third Strassburg edition of Ptolemy. They include several very interesting woodcut diagrams including a great armillary sphere.

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Condition: A

A couple with minor surface soil at corners.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $230

Closed on 12/1/2004

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