Ptolemy's Map of the World, compared with the actual positions. After H. Kiepert.

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Ptolemy’s Map of the World, after H. Kiepert

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39 x 27 cms. Condition Good
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Ptolemy’s Map of the World, compared with the actual positions. After H. Kiepert
Claudius Ptolemy was a Greek writer, known as a mathematician, astronomer, geographer, astrologer, and poet. This engraving is based on the description contained in Ptolemy’s book of Geography. He was the first to use longitudinal and latitudinal lines as well as specifying terrestrial locations by celestial observations.Ptolemy’s map of the known world in the 2nd century.
Heinrich Kiepert (1818-1899)was one of the more important scholarly cartographers of the second half of the 19th century. One of his interests was the historical geography of the classical world, of which this is an example.
This coloured map is from the Encyclopaedia Britannica, 9th edition, Vol. XV. 1875-1889

Size 39 x 27 cms. Condition Good
Price £30.00/$38.00 (Plus Post and Packaging)

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Ptolemy’s Map of the World, compared with the actual positions. After H. Kiepert
Claudius Ptolemy was a Greek writer, known as a mathematician, astronomer, geographer, astrologer, and poet. This engraving is based on the description contained in Ptolemy’s book of Geography. He was the first to use longitudinal and latitudinal lines as well as specifying terrestrial locations by celestial observations.Ptolemy’s map of the known world in the 2nd century.
Heinrich Kiepert (1818-1899)was one of the more important scholarly cartographers of the second half of the 19th century. One of his interests was the historical geography of the classical world, of which this is an example.
This coloured map is from the Encyclopaedia Britannica, 9th edition, Vol. XV. 1875-1889

Size 39 x 27 cms. Condition Good
Price £30.00/$38.00 (Plus Post and Packaging)

If you have any questions about this product please feel free to contact me

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