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Ptolemaei Typus

"Ptolemy's Figure" (Ptolemaei Typus: Tavola prima universale Antica di tutta la Terra conosicura fin a tempi di Tolomeo), a copperplate world map after his second projection, from the first edition of Ruscelli's translation of the Geography (La geografia di Claudio Tolomeo Alessandrino [title page] or Geografia di Tolomeo [spine]), printed by Vincenzo Valgrisi at Venice. The images were partially based on Jacopo Gastaldo's 1548 edition.21 x 26 cmc. 1:100,000,000.

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