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Auction 93, Lot 278

"Tabula Europae VI [on verso] Tabula Europae Quinta", Ptolemy

Subject: Italy

Period: 1590 (circa)


Color: Black & White

6.7 x 5 inches
17 x 12.7 cm
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Two maps, one on each side of a sheet of Italian text. Both show Italy, part of Sicily, Sardinia, and Corsica. Plate 5 also shows part of today's Albania, Greece and Romania. From an Italian version of Ptolemy's Geographia, possibly by Magini.


Condition: B

Dampstain entering both maps borders, else very good.

Estimate: $180 - $200

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/6/2000