3 volumes

  • Liden: E.J. Brill, 1932.
  • folio, elephant folio
  • half leather, paper-covered boards; folio, half cloth with paper-covered boards
  • xvi, 605, (2); xii, (83); (vi), 37; (3), (157) plates;

Price: $500.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 134544

Text in German, Latin, Greek. Three (of four) volume set of Ptolemy's Geography. Volume I is divided in three parts and is a detailed examination of Ptolemy as man, geographer, mapmaker, written in German by Josephi Fischer, with various indices, including names, geographers, subjects and a general index. Volume II has 57 photo reproductions of maps from Greek, Latin and Arabian makers depicting various early views of Europe, Asia and Africa. Volume III is an annotated list of the original texts with more than 150 photographic reproductions. Volume IV, which is lacking in this set, is the atlas in elephant folio with 27 map plates.

All three volumes have rubbing and wear to the covers, in particular to the spine ends and corners. The leather spines are rubbed and scratched. Else a very clean set in sound condition.