The Cosmography of Claudius Ptolemy is an extraordinary and luxurious facsimile of the only Ptolemy in an easy-to-handle size, made with all its splendor and beauty, known as “Le Petit Ptolemy”. 5 stars in every big Library!
Original fifteenth century made in finest 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 beautiful maps of the world. Text in gold calligraphy and decorated with greca.
National Prize 2006. Best Books Edited in 2005. Ministry of Culture. Modality: Facsimile Books.
Facsimile bound in red velvet with 2 clasps and gold hardware. Format 17 x 28.5 cm. Beautifully illuminated, gold and silver, and with gold ink letters, golden corners. 588 pages.
Edition that contributes 2 important study books, bound in hardcover with color overcoated, format 18,2 x 29 cm:
Volume I, published in 2010, ISBN 9788493413668: 360 pages with the complete translation of the Cosmography by Claudio Ptolomeo and with the color reproduction of all the illuminated pages.
Volume II, published in 2011, ISBN 9788493545956: 244 pages with studies to this codex.
Accompanied by an elegant conservation case lined in fine blue velvet, format 29 x 40 x 16 cm.
2006 Edition in print limited to 898 numbered copies with notarial deed.
Exemplary complete and in perfect condition.
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