Dec 17, 2019 - Sale 2527

Sale 2527 - Lot 278

Price Realized: $ 5,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,000
RUSCELLI, GIROLAMO. La Geografia di Claudio Tolomeo Alessandrino. / Espositioni et Introduttioni Universali... Sopra Tutta la Geografia di Tolomeo. / Discorso di M. Gioseppe Moleto Medico, Filosofo, et Matematico Eccenllentissimo. Three parts in one. Three letterpress title-pages each with a woodcut device, two woodcut portraits of Ptolemy and 65 double-page engraved maps. 8vo, 8 3/4x6 1/4 inches, contemporary limp vellum with ink title to spine; light soiling and foxing, first six leaves with small early repairs to lower corners (final letters of publisher's imprint reinstated in ink), scattered early ink annotations; in general, an attractive copy. Venice: Giordano Ziletti, 1574 and 1573