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Ptolemy 1578
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Map, hand coloured engraving, Europe Map 1, Ptolemy map of roman Britain, by Gerard Mercator, 1578.
The geographical data in a world gazetteer, The Geography, was compiled by Claudius Ptolemy, 2nd century.
map feature:-  strapwork cartouche (not title) & up is N & lat and long scales & index grid & sea pecked & sea monsters & coast shaded & rivers & tribal areas & settlements
inscription:-  printed -on- top EUROPAE .I. TAB: -- 'Europe Map 1'
inscription:-  printed -on- cartouche Medius meridianus / 20, reliqui ad eum incli: / nantur ratione 54 & / 60 parallelorum
map type:-  HantsMap -- Ptolemy 1578
dimension:-  wxh, map = 408x336mm

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images © Jean M Norgate 2004

MN: 16.12.2002
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