Description: Antique copperplate engraved map of Greece and its Islands with full of detail, based on Ptolemaeus Claudius Greece map.
Cartographer: Giovanni Antonio Magini (in Latin, Maginus) (June 13, 1555 – February 11, 1617) was an Italian astronomer, astrologer, cartographer, and mathematician.
He was born in Padua, and completed studies in philosophy in Bologna in 1579. His father was Pasquale Magini, a citizen of Padua. Dedicating himself to astronomy, in 1582 he wrote Ephemerides coelestium motuum, translated into Italian the following year.
Published: Galignani, P & F., Padua 1621 Dutch version.
Origin: Geographiae universae tum veteris tum novae absolutissimum opus, duobus voluminibus distinctum, ... Antonio Magino Patavino Ptolemaeus, Claudius; Magini, Giovanni Antonio
16th -17th -18th-19th Century maps & atlases & prints.
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Size: Sheet app.: 20 x 30 cm. 8 x 12 inches. Image app: 17 x 13 cm. 6.75 x 5 inches. Condition: Very good, light soiled between text.