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Auction 116, Lot 666

"Tabula VII Euro.", Ptolemy/Fries

Subject: Italy, Sardinia and Sicily

Period: 1525 (published)

Publication: Claudii Ptolemaei Geographicae…

Color: Hand Color

16.8 x 11.5 inches
42.7 x 29.2 cm
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This scarce Ptolemaic map portrays Sardinia and Sicily showing mountains, rivers and cities. Title is contained is a ribbon in top margin. Latin text and graphics on verso.

References: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara ( Nordenskiold) #208-7.

Condition: A

Repaired binding holes in blank margins. Slight show-through of text from verso.

Estimate: $1,100 - $1,300

Sold for: $950

Closed on 9/20/2006