Clavdii Ptholemaei Alexandrini liber geographiae, cvm tabvlis et vniversali figvra et cvm additione locorum quae a recentioribvs reperta svnt, diligenti cvra emendatvs et impressvs
The Book of Geography of Claudius Ptolemy, with tables and a world map, and with additional places that have recently been discovered, edited and printed with diligent care
Place of Publication: Venice, Italy
Sander 5979; British Museum, STC Italian, p. 542
Overall: 43 x 29.6 x 2.5 cm (16 15/16 x 11 5/8 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 28 woodcuts and four diagrams, some with hand-applied watercolor
Not On View
(Venice: Per Iacobum Pentium de leucho, 1511) Folio; 62 leaves; modern stiff vellum, beige cloth slipcase.
Illustrations of maps, with decorative borders, including a map of the known modern world at end.
Venice: Jacopo Pencio, 1511
Old ownership inscription on title page [member of Inghirami family]; 1900, sold by Leo S. Olschki, Florence, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 17, 1900)