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Auction 119, Lot 918

"Cosmographia Roma 1478", Ptolemy

Subject: Facsimile Atlases

Period: 1966 (published)


Color: Black & White

12.3 x 17.8 inches
31.2 x 45.2 cm

Cosmographia Roma 1478 is from the "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Series of Atlases in Facsimile Second Series - Volume VI," and is an excellent edition both in regard to the scholarship of the text and the accuracy of the maps, finely engraved after the Greek manuscript of Ptolemy preserved at Vienna. 260 pages including 27 double-page maps and bibliographical note by R.A. Skelton. Folio, hardbound in brown cloth with gilt insignia on front and title on spine, with dust jacket.


Condition: A

Contents are near mint, covers are very good with very minor rubbed area on front board. Dust jacket is worn with several tears.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $250

Closed on 5/9/2007