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Geography of Claudius Ptolemy.

Stevenson, Edward Luther.

Published by New York: New York Public Library., 1932
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Folio. Three-quarter calf and tan cloth. 167pp plus 29 double-page maps. Limited to 250 copies. Lacking cardboard slipcase. Introduction by Joseph Fischer. An English translation of the Donnus Nicolaus Germanus mid-15th century manuscript of Ptolemy's "Geographia" (Codex Eberianus). The work is illustrated with 27 maps from this work plus the Ruysch Map from the 1508 printing of "Geographia" and the New World Map from the 1522 printing. There are also other illustrations throughout the text. A good copy with some scuffing and wear to the leather spine and some darkening to the spine tips. The text and maps are in very good condition with no marks or wear. There is a small presentation label on one of the front flyleaves. Postage extra on this large and heavy work. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Geography of Claudius Ptolemy.
Publisher: New York: New York Public Library.
Publication Date: 1932
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good
Edition: 1st Edition

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Claudius Ptolemy, Edward Luther Stevenson (Translator), Joseph Fischer (Introduction)
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Claudius Ptolemy, Edward Luther Stevenson (Translator), Joseph Fischer (Introduction)
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Stevenson, Edward Luther (1870/05/01-1897/01/27)
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Book Description NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY, New York, 1932. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Limited Edition. First edition of this translation, copy 190 of 250 copies, xvi, 167 pp., 27 maps from Donnus Nicolaus Germanus mid-15th century manuscript of Ptolemy's "Geographia" (Codex Eberianus) plus the Ruysch Map from the 1508 printing of "Geographia" and the New World Map from the 1522 printing on unnumbered pages on stubs, 42 x 29.5 cm., original ¾ calf and tan cloth with five raised bands and gilt lettering, minor rubbing to leather but fine. Printed on Charing handmade paper. Designed by John Archer. Collotypes by Max Jafeé. There are also other illustrations throughout the text Introduction by Professor Joseph Fischer, S. J. This is the first English translation of "Geography". This volume covers eight books of Ptolemy's 'Geographia' which was a compilation of what was known about the world's geography in the Roman Empire during his time (ca 100-168 CE). He relied on the work of others, in particular an early geographer, Marinos of Tyre, and on gazetteers of the Roman and ancient Persian Empire. He was a Roman citizen of Egypt who wrote in Greek. He was a mathematician, astronomer, geographer, astrologer, and poet (of a single epigram in the Greek Anthology). He lived in Egypt under Roman rule, and is believed to have been born in the town of Ptolemais Hermiou in the Thebaid. He died in Alexandria. Seller Inventory # 000185

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PTOLEMAEUS, Claudius (after 83 - ca 168 AD) - STEVENSON, Edward Luther (editor and ranslator).
Published by New York: The New York Public Library, 1932. (1932)
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Book Description New York: The New York Public Library, 1932., 1932. Folio (16 4/8 x 12 inches). Vignette title-page, reproducing 27 maps of the Codex Ebnerianus, a manuscript of Ptolemy's 'Geography' at the New York Public Library, prepared by Donnus Nicolaus Germanus, the Ruysch map of the world from the 1508 printed edition, and Laurent Fries' "new" world map from 1522, other illustrations in the text. Original publisher's half calf, cloth, gilt. Limited issue, number 157 of 250 numbered copies. Ptolemy's 'Geographia' was a compilation of what was known about the world's geography in the Roman Empire during his time (ca 90-168 ad). He relied on the work of others, in particular an early geographer, Marinos of Tyre, and on gazetteers of the Roman and ancient Persian Empire. He was a Roman citizen of Egypt who wrote in Greek. He was a mathematician, astronomer, geographer, astrologer, and poet (of a single epigram in the Greek Anthology). He lived in Egypt under Roman rule, and is believed to have been born in the town of Ptolemais Hermiou in the Thebaid. He died in Alexandria. The earliest known manuscripts of Ptolomy's "Geographia" date to about 1300. The first printed version was published in 1477, then 1488, and in Ulm in 1482. Seller Inventory # 72lib1117

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Book Description New York Public Library, New York, 1932. Hardcover. Condition: As New. xvi + 167pp. + vignette on title page and 29 monotone plates. Limited 1st. edition (no. 180 of 250) on hand-made paper. Dark tan half leather with light tan cloth boards; five raised bands and gilt details on spine. Original protective paper still on the back cover and the whole in original cardboard box with label on the front. The box lid has a detached end flap. The book is as new. Elephant folio 17 x 12 inches This volume is a translation of the seven books of the Geographia. 27 maps are from a copy of the manuscript by Donnus Nicolaus Germanus--the Codex Ebnerianus, plus the 1508 Ruysch map and the New World map from the 1522 edition. Introduction by Joseph Fischer of Stella Matutina College in Austria. Stevenson was a scholar of the geography, cartography and history of the New World and a professor at Rutgers. Seller Inventory # 45703

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Stevenson, Edward Luther (translator and editor)
Published by The New York Public Library, New York (1932)
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Book Description The New York Public Library, New York, 1932. folio. half leather, cloth, five raised bands, cardboard box with paper cover label. xvi, 167 pages, and 29 plates. Based upon Greek and Latin Manuscripts and Important Late Fifteenth- and Early Sixteenth-Century Printed Editions, Including Reproductions of the Maps from the Ebner Manuscript, ca. 1460. Limited to 250 numbered copies. Printed on Charing handmade paper. Designed by John Archer. Collotypes by Max Jafeé. Introduction by Professor Joseph Fischer. This is the first English translation of "Geography". This volume covers eight books by Ptolemy, added to it are 27 maps of the Codex Ebnerianus, the Ruysch Map from the 1508 printed edition of "Geography," and the New World Map from the 1522 edition. The box for the volume is soiled, worn, and split at the joints and corners. Very minor wear at spine ends. half leather, cloth, five raised bands, cardboard box with paper cover label. Seller Inventory # 104064

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