PTOLEMY. GEOGRAPHIA UNIVERSALIS, VETUS ET NOVA, complectens Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini enarrationis libros VIII. Quorum primus noua translatione Pirckheimheri et accessione commentarioli illustrior quàm hactenus fuerit, redditus est ... Succedunt tabulae Ptolemaic[a]e, opera Sebastiani Munsteri nouo paratae modo. His adiectae sunt plurim[a]e nouae tabulae... Basileae: apud Henricum Petrum, 1540. 20 of 48 maps present: 5. Gallia, 6. Germaniam Magnam, 11. Iazyges, Metanastas, Daciam, 17. Ionid, Trapesus, 18 Sarmatia Asiaticam, 19. Colchidem, Iberiam, 22. Arabia Felix, 23. Margianam, Bactriana, 25. Ariam, Paropanisadas, 26. Indiam Gangem Flu, 29. Europa Prima, 31. Hispanium, 33. Helvetiae, 34. Germania, 35. Alsatia, 36. Teria Rheni, 37. Quartia Rheni, 38. Brabantia et Geldria, 39. Svevia et Bavaria, 40. Franconia. All maps have descriptive letterpress, printed within a decorative frame, on reverse. Most maps have some worming at the center. Map 5 (Gallia) cannot be opened fully; at some point, it was glued together along the center fold when a new backingstrip was laid down. Small folio: 2a4,a-c6,A-N6 - maps - *6,2A-2B3,2C8 30.3.cm. Pagination: [44],155,[1] - 20 maps - [12],157-195 pp. Paging begins with "liber II." P. 117 is misnumbered 119 P. 147, the 7 is upside down P. 53-155: A small wormhole near the bottom of page which occasionally touches the odd letter. The finale text section - [12],157-195 pp. - also has a single wormhole, only near the center of the page, but text still legible. Ink ownership(?) on t.p.: ...Stephani Rishman... Septemb 10th, 1647 A few pages some ink marks and blotches mostly in bottom margin; but where it is in the text, it is a small amount and the text is still readable. 2a4 verso is the Errata page.

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