Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500
Sold For: £1,200
Theatri Geographiae veteris Tomus prior in quo CL. Ptol. Alexandrini Geographiae libri VIII Graec‚ et Latin‚..., volume 1 (of two), circa 1618,
title page trimmed to image and laid on near contemporary paper, text in Greek and Latin, engraved portrait of Gerard Mercator with overall toning, twenty (only) double page uncoloured engraved Ptolemaic maps by Mercator, lacking the portrait of Bertius and the Peutinger table sheets, index bound at rear, marbled endpapers, near contemporary calf with gilt decorated spine, worn and rubbed, spine partially lacking, folio
Sold as a collection of maps, not subject to return.