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    Sale 7472

    Valuable Russian Books and Manuscripts

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 28

    MAP, CAUCASUS -- PTOLEMY, Claudius. 'Tercia Asie Tabula'. Ulm: Johan Reger, c.1482-86.

    Price Realised  

    MAP, CAUCASUS -- PTOLEMY, Claudius. 'Tercia Asie Tabula'. Ulm: Johan Reger, c.1482-86.

    Woodcut full-sheet map (570 x 410mm). Hand-coloured. Metal-type lettering within trapezoid border, Latin text on verso with a coloured initial. (Repairs and toning at the fold and extremities, light soiling.)

    A HAND-COLOURED, INCUNABLE MAP OF THE CAUCASUS from an early German edition of Ptolemy.


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