Map of the British Isles

The Bernardo Mendel Collection: an exhibit

PTOLEMAEUS, CLAUDIUS. Geografia cioè Descrittione Vniversale ... . In Venetia, M.D.XCVIII. [1597-98] Appresso Gio. Battista, & Giorgio Galignani Fratelli.

Folio, 341 leaves, 2 parts bound in 1 volume, with 64 maps. Bound in contemporary Italian red morocco, with four concentric double fillets and the gilt arms of Alexander Octavian, Cardinal de’Medici.

Lilly Library call number: G1005 1598 vault

Map of the British Isles

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