"[Untitled - Wind Rose]", Magini, Giovanni Antonio
Subject: Cartographic Miscellany, Wind Rose
Period: 1597 (circa)
Color: Black & White
4.2 x 4.2 inches
10.7 x 10.7 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's Geographia, first published in 1597. On a full sheet of Italian text measuring 8.1 x 11.8".
A bright sheet with minor toning along the edges.