Jun 07, 2017 - Sale 2450

Sale 2450 - Lot 255

Price Realized: $ 3,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
PTOLEMAUS, CLAUDIUS and; MERCATOR, GERARDUS. Orbis Antiqui Tabulae Geographicae Secundum Cl. Ptolemaeum. 28 double-page engraved maps, engraved additional title, title-page in red and black. Folio, 18x11 1/4 inches, contemporary calf, worn, front hinge split with cords holding; 2 inch tear into upper edge of engraved title, scattered foxing, ink stamps on verso of all maps (not affecting recto); Duplicate ink stamp of Astor Library, New York, May 10, 1886; Bookplate of Joseph M. Gleason. Koeman II, Me 8. Amsterdam: R. & J. Wetstenios & Guil. Smith, 1730

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The final edition of Mercator's maps of Ptolemaic geography.