half leather, paper-covered boards; folio, half cloth with paper-covered boards
1932 · Liden
by Ptolemaeus, Claudius, and Joseph Fischer (editor)
Liden: E.J. Brill, 1932. half leather, paper-covered boards; folio, half cloth with paper-covered boards. 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;. 4 volumes. Text in German, Latin, Greek. 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 is the atlas in elephant folio with 27 map plates. All three volumes have bumping and wear to the corners and are heavily worn at bottom edges. The leather spines are rubbed and scratched. Folio has rubbing and soiling to the covers. Bottom cord tie is broken.
(Inventory #: 104060)