Auction 119, Lot 53

"[Windheads]", Ptolemy/Magini

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1608 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.7 x 5 inches
17 x 12.7 cm

An uncommon diagram showing twelve named windheads around a contemporary terrestrial projection of the earth. This was included in Magini's edition of Ptolemy, first published in 1597. On a sheet of Italian text (6.1 x 8')

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Condition: A

Estimate: $130 - $175

Sold for: $220

Closed on 5/9/2007

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