Italian; Phillips 405; Sabin 66506. " /> PTOLEMAEUS, Claudius. <I>Geografia cioé Descrittione Universale della Terra, Partita in due volumi ... Nuouamente con singolare studio rincontrati, & corretti dall' eccell.<V>m<V>o Sig. Gio. Ant. Magini Padovani ... dal Latino nell' Italiano Tradotta dal R. D. Leonardo Cernoti Vinitiano,</I> Venice: Gio. Battista & Giorgio Galignani Fratelli, part one dated 1598, part II dated 1597. 2 parts bound in one volume, 2° (294 x 200mm.), engraved emblematic illustrations on title page to each part, wood-engraved diagrams and initials, one engraved full-page twin-hemisphere map and 63 maps in the text (some mainly marginal staining, a few spots, e<V>1 torn at margin, cc<V>4 with small marginal hole, a few leaves with marginal worming at upper gutter), old vellum-backed boards, remnants of gilt lettering-piece on spine (stained and rubbed), the front pastedown inscribed, "To William MacKay Jnr. Craigmorie, Inverness, from his Grandfather the late John MacKay, Hereford, Feby. 1906," with a further inscription in a different hand, "Presented by the above to the library, 1944," bookplate (2). This edition not in Adams or in BM STC <I>Italian</I>; Phillips 405; Sabin 66506. | Christie's