Untitled Ptolemaic Map of the World

Collection: Osher Collection

Name: Untitled Ptolemaic Map of the World

Barcode: 240

Creator: Ptolemy, active 2nd centuryReisch, Gregor, -1525Schott, Johannes, 1477-1548

Date/Date Range Produced: 1504

Date/Date Range Published: 1504

Language: Latin

Dimensions: 27 cm. x 42 cm.

Printing Process: Relief

Printing Technique: Wood Letterpress

Material Type: Paper

Notes: From: "Margarita Philosophica" Ptolemaic version of a world map showing the Indian Ocean enclosed by land. Illustrated with 12 wind heads. Another version - OS-1504-2 - is a smaller map with 4 wind heads.

OCLC: 856530477

Accession Number: OS-1504-1

Donor: Osher

Permenant URL: https://oshermaps.org/map/240.0001