Le Petit Ptolemy, 15th century (with additional case) (5*)


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Claudius Ptolemy’s Cosmography is an extraordinary and luxurious facsimile of the only Ptolemy in an easy-to-handle size, made in all its splendor and beauty, known as Le Petit Ptolemy. A 5-star rating in any great Library!

Original from the 15th century made of very fine vellum, preserved in the National Library of France. With almost 600 pages of 14.5 x 26.7 cm.

Luxuriously made with gold and silver in beautiful allegorical miniatures and precious maps of the world. Text with calligraphic in gold and adorned with frets.

National Award 2006. Best Edited Books in 2005. Ministry of Culture. Modality: Facsimile Books.

Facsimile bound in red velvet with 2 golden clasps and hardware. Format 17 x 28.5 cm. Beautifully lit, gold and silver, and with gold ink lettering, gold edging. 588 pages. Up to page 466 texts in gold ink, from page 467 to the end one-sided maps with gold, silver and full color.
Edition that provides 2 important study books, bound in hardcover with color dust jacket, 18.2 x 29 cm format:
Volume I, edited in 2010, ISBN 9788493413668: 360 pages with the complete translation of Claudio Ptolemy’s Cosmography and with the color reproduction of all the illuminated pages.
Volume II, edited in 2011, ISBN 9788493545956: 244 pages with the studies on this codex.
Accompanied by an elegant storage case, chest type, lined in fine blue velvet, format 29 x 40 x 16 cm. Take a pair of white cotton gloves as a gift so that the velvet does not stain when you pick up the codex.

2006 edition limited to 898 numbered copies with notarial deed.

Complete copy and in perfect condition. Additionally, and EXCLUSIVELY, we give you together with this copy a book-type case to preserve as it deserves this beautiful facsimile in your library, without the hardware damaging other books. Made entirely by hand, lined in red leather, ribbed spine, decoration and titles in gold, interior in red fabric. Format 22 x 31.7 x 8.7 cm.

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