Auction 165, Lot 42

"[Untitled - Wind Rose]", Magini, Giovanni Antonio

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1597 (circa)

Publication: Geografia

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".


Condition: A

A dark impression on a bright sheet of watermarked paper with light, marginal soiling.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $190

Closed on 11/15/2017