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La geografia di Claudio Tolomeo Alessandrino

Author: Ptolemy; Girolamo Ruscelli; Giuseppe Moleti; John Boyd Thacher Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: In Venetia : Appresso Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1561.
Edition/Format:   Map : Atlas   Book : ItalianView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Material Type: Atlas
Document Type: Map, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ptolemy; Girolamo Ruscelli; Giuseppe Moleti; John Boyd Thacher Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 9604538
Language Note: Ruscelli's Italian translation from the Greek of Ptolemy's Geographia.
Notes: "A new and important edition, with a new series of maps. The translation was made by Girolamo Ruscelli ... The 64 double page copperplate maps were partly based on those of Jacopo Gastaldo in the edition of 1548, but are on a somewhat larger scale"--Sabin.
Signatures: *⁴ A-2Y⁴, ²A-D² ²F² [chi]²F² ²G-Z², A1² B2² C² D², [alpha]-[eta]⁴, [cross]², ³A-F² [chi]³F² ³G-K² [chi]³K² ³N-²2N², ⁴A-F⁴, ⁵A-F⁴.
Sixty four double maps, with descriptive text on recto of first leaf and verso of last leaf.
"Espositioni et introduttioni universali di Ieronimo Ruscelli sopra tutta la Geografia di Tolomeo" (56 p.) and "Discorso universale di M. Gioseppe Moleto" (47 p.) have separate title pages.
Registers on p. [359] and on last leaf of "Tavola."
Includes index.
Description: [8], 358, [362], 47, [1] p. : ill. (woodcuts), maps (engravings) ; 25 cm. (4to)
Other Titles: Geographia.
Geografia di Clavdio Tolomeo Alessandrino
Responsibility: nuouamente tradotta di Greco in Italiano, da Girolamo Ruscelli ; con Espositioni del medesimo, particolari di luogo in luogo, & uniuersali sopra tutto il libro, et sopra tutta la Geografia, ò modo di far la descrittione di tutto il mondo ; et con nuoue & bellisime figure in istampe di rame, oue, oltre alle XXVI antiche di Tolomeo, se ne son'aggiunte XXXVI altre delle moderne ; con la carta da nauicare, & col modo d'intenderla, & d'adoperarla ; aggiuntoui un pieno discorso di M. Gioseppe Moleto matematico ; nel quale si dichiarano tutti i termini & le regole appartenenti alla Geografia ; et con una nuoua & copiosa tauola di nomi antichi, dichiarati coi nomi moderni, & con molte altre cose utillissime & necessarie, che ciascuno leggendo potrà conoscere.

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