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Edition Notes

Willibald Pirckheimer's Latin translation, with annotations by Joannes Regiomontanus.
NUC pre-1956 NP 0630430
Sabin 66482
Thacher, II, p. 37-38 (Americana)
Imprint from colophon (Q8 recto); most copies have the misprint "Argentoragi".
Signatures: A-M⁶ N⁴ O⁶ Q⁸ a-e⁶ f⁴.
Text printed in double columns; 49 of the 50 maps are numbered, printed on double leaves, and many have text on recto of initial leaf and some also have text on verso of final leaf; the final map is unnumbered and has no text. The maps, except for the "Quinta Asie Tabula" are from the same blocks as the 1522 edition.
Title within an architectural woodcut border.
"Index Ptolemaei" has separate half title; binding practice as to placement of the Index before or after the maps varies.
LC copy has the index following the maps; a bookdealer's bill of sale to John Boyd Thacher laid inside front cover.

Early works to 1800.
Other Titles
Geographicae enarrationis libri octo, Clavdii Ptolemaei Geographicae enarrationis libri octo


Library of Congress
Thacher A822, G113 .P7 1525

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82 leaves, [96] p., [98] leaves of plates :
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