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Auction 181, Lot 41

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

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany, Wind Rose

Period: 1597 (circa)

Publication: Geografia

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".


Condition: A

A bright sheet with minor toning along the edges.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 2/10/2021