"[Untitled - Wind Rose]", Magini, Giovanni Antonio
Subject: Cartographic Miscellany
Period: 1597 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
4.4 x 4.3 inches
11.2 x 10.9 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 full sheet of Latin text measuring 7.7 x 11.2".
A dark impression on a bright sheet of watermarked paper with light, marginal soiling.