"[Windheads ]", Magini, Giovanni Antonio
Subject: Cartographic Miscellany
Period: 1608 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
4.8 x 4.8 inches
12.2 x 12.2 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's Geographia, first published in 1597. On a sheet of Latin text (6.1 x 8').
A dark impression with a Latin manuscript phrase on the lower margin. Couple of spots on the left margin.