LOT 409
SOLD €4000,00

[2 parts in one volume] Magini - Ptolemaeus

Joannis Antonii Magini Patavini, Matheseos in Almo Bononiensi Gymnasio Professoris Geographiae, tum veteris, tum novae, volumina duo. In quorum priore Cl. Ptol [Claudius Ptolemaeus] Pelusiensis Geographicae Enarrationis libri octo (...). In posteriore, Eiusdem Ptol: antiqui Orbis tabulae 27 quibus accedunt 37 recentiores, universum Orbem, et singularum ejus Regionum Facië repraese(n)ta(n)tes. (...) Arnhem, Johannes Janssonius, 1617. [Bound together with:] Geographiae Cl. Ptolemaei pars secunda (...) A Hieronymo Porro Pat. Incisas (...) Authorae Io. Antonio Magino Patavino, Almi Bonon. Gymnasii Publico Mathematico. Idem.

Small 4to, leather, title on spine in red and gilt stamping, 2 illus. titles, (6),184ff(=368 pp. + index; 284ff(=568 pp. + index. Numerous wood engravings in the text and complete with 27 maps of the ancient world and 37 new maps, incl. 2 world maps (of which 1 folding) and a sea map of the world. The folding world map by Abraham Goos after Girolamo Porro. Spine with minor damage, boards and endpapers with wormholes, various text leaves with minimal wormhole, various (water) stains in the text; all maps in woodcut and in very good condition. Scarce.

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