half leather, cloth, five raised bands, cardboard box with paper cover label
1932 · New York
by Stevenson, Edward Luther (translator and editor)
New York: The New York Public Library, 1932. half leather, cloth, five raised bands, cardboard box with paper cover label. folio. half leather, cloth, five raised bands, cardboard box with paper cover label. xvi, 167 pages, and 29 plates. Limited to 250 numbered copies. Based upon Greek and Latin Manuscripts and Important Late Fifteenth- and Early Sixteenth-Century Printed Editions, Including Reproductions of the Maps from the Ebner Manuscript, ca. 1460. Printed on Charing handmade paper. Designed by John Archer. Collotypes by Max Jafeé. Introduction by Professor Joseph Fischer. This is the first English translation of "Geography". This volume covers eight books by Ptolemy, added to it are 27 maps of the Codex Ebnerianus, the Ruysch Map from the 1508 printed edition of "Geography," and the New World Map from the 1522 edition. The box for the volume is soiled, worn, and split at the joints and corners. Very minor wear at spine ends.
(Inventory #: 104064)