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Ptolemy Map of Northwest Africa. 19, 1621 Original Hand-Colored Engraving

Ptolemy Map of Northwest Africa. 19, 1621 Original Hand-Colored Engraving
Ptolemy Map of Northwest Africa. 19, 1621 Original Hand-Colored Engraving

Ptolemy Map of Northwest Africa. 19, 1621 Original Hand-Colored Engraving

Map of Northwest Africa & Balearic Islands. Information: This early map engraving with original hand-coloring is from Claudius Ptolemaeus (Ptolemy) and Giovanni Antonio Magini's. Geografia cioè descrittione universale della Terra partita in due volumi. The work was published in Padua by Paolo Francesco Galignani between 1620 and 1621.

This is considered the second edition of the Italian translation of Magini's Ptolemy This work is considered a later published ediiton of Ptolemy (Ptolemaeus)s. The work was considered one of the most influential cartographic accounts of the ancient world and served as inspiration for all Renaissance mapmakers. He compiled what was known of the world's geography in the Roman Empire during his time (circa 90-168 AD). Ptolemy was a mathematician, astronomer, geographer, astrologer, and poet. The earliest known manuscripts of. Date to 1300 and was first printed in 1477.

Guarantee: This listing is an original antique and not a modern reproduction. I guarantee this listing to be authentic. Due to its age, some imperfections can be expected. Please view the detailed photo(s) carefully.

If other arrangements need to be made, please contact me. Claudius Ptolemaeus (Ptolemy) & Giovanni Antonio Magini. Work: Geografia cioè descrittione universale della Terra partita in due volumi. Original Descriptive Text: Provided when Available. The work is in very good to excellent condition. There may be a few minor imperfections to be expected with age.

To view all our listings , please follow this link or the links below. The item "Ptolemy Map of Northwest Africa. 19, 1621 Original Hand-Colored Engraving" is in sale since Sunday, May 2, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps". The seller is "antiqueprint" and is located in Franklin, Tennessee.

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  • Map View: Country
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Claudius Ptolemaeus (Ptolemy) & Giova Magininni M
  • Printing Technique: Engraving
  • Date Range: 1620-1621
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Type: Country Map
  • Year: 1620-1621


Ptolemy Map of Northwest Africa. 19, 1621 Original Hand-Colored Engraving