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Auction 90, Lot 180


Subject: Eastern Hemisphere

Period: 1545 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Black & White

4 x 4 inches
10.2 x 10.2 cm
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Scarce Ptolemaic map with the circumference and diameter of the earth in German and Italian miles. On a full sheet of Latin text with historiated capital in the text below the map. On verso is another historiated capital and a wonderful illustration of measurements by use of the hands and feet.


Condition: A

Estimate: $475 - $550


Closed on 3/15/2000