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Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini Geographicae enarrationis libri octo / ex Bilibaldi Pirckeymheri tralatione, sed ad Graeca & prisca exemplaria à Michaële Villanouano iam primum recogniti ; adiecta insuper ab eodem scholia, quibus exoleta urbium nomina ad nostri seculi more[m] exponuntur ; quinquaginta illae quoque cum ueterum tum recentium tabulae adnectuntur, uariiq[ue] incolentium ritus & mores explicantur
Bib ID 1668253
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Ptolemy, active 2nd century
 
Uniform Title Geographia. Latin
Online Versions
Description Lugduni : Ex officina Melchioris et Gasparis Trechsel Fratrum, 1535 
149, [261] p., plates (fold.) : ill., maps ; 38 cm. (fol.) 
Notes

Atlas includes 27 maps depicting the ancient world and 22 maps of the modern world, based on the discoveries in the new world.

Half-title for: Index Ptolemaei copiosissimvs.

"Michael Villanovanus lectoris."--[p. 2]

Text printed in double columns within a printed rule border. - Unpaged [261] section consists of a colophon leaf, 182p. of fold. maps with letterpress on verso, and 76p. of index.

Maps are numbered with most having descriptive text printed on recto and verso. Some maps have no text printed on recto and verso.

Signatures: a-m⁶ n⁴ A-E⁶ F⁸.

Includes double page showing geographical and astronomical recordings: "Claudii Ptolemaei. Geographiae lib VII."--p. 128-129.

Includes index.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-596549359

Pirckheimer's Latin translation of Ptolemy's Geographia.

Cited In

Phillips 364

Nordenskiold v. 2, p. 165

Subjects Geography, Ancient -- Early works to 1800.  |  Early maps.
Other authors/contributors Servetus, Michael, 1511?-1553  |  Pirckheimer, Willibald, 1470-1530
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Clavdii Ptolemaei Alexandrini Geographicae enarrationis libri octo

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