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  EUROPE 
 Scandinavia 

MAGINI, Giovanni Antonio. [Magini's map of Northern Europe, first edition]
Scandia, sive Regiones Septentrionales. Venice: Galignani, 1596. 140 x 180mm. Fine example.
A map of Scandinavia and the North Atlantic south to the British Isles, engraved by Girolamo Porro and published in the last new edition of Ptolemy's Geography, with the text corrected by Magini. However this map is nor Ptolemaic, but based on Ortelius: it shows the Zeno 'discoveries', including the mythical island of Frisland and notes in the far north 'Pigmies live here'. BURDEN: 98; GINSBERG: Scandinavia 38.
[Ref: 15046]    £450.00 ($590 • €512 rates)


 Northern Italy 

MAGINI, Giovanni Antonio. [Antique map of Liguria from the first printed atlas of Italy]
Liguria o stato della Republica di Genoua. Venice, Fabio Magini, 1620. 345 x 500mm. Centre fold restored
Antique map of Liguria, decorated with baroque cartouches for the title and dedication, a sea monster and a galley. It appeared in Magini's atlas of Italy, the first printed atlas of Italy, published after his death by his son Fabio.
[Ref: 12571]    £650.00 ($852 • €740 rates)


  CELESTIAL 
 Celestial Maps 

MAGINI, Giovanni Antonio. [A 16th century woodcut diagram of the Winds]
[The Winds.] Venice: the Galignani brothers, 1596. Woodcut, set in letterpress, sheet 225 x 165mm.
An illustration from Magini's edition of Ptolemy's Geography, showing an anrmillary sphere surrounded by twelve windheads named in Latin.
[Ref: 18648]    £240.00 ($314 • €273 rates)


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