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Strabo, Rerum Geographicum Libri Septemdecim. 1571.


Rerum Geographicum Libri Septemdecim.

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Item Number:  21593
Category:  Books > Atlases

Nice copy of Strabo's Geographica, an encyclopedia of the geographical knowledge of Strabo's time.

STRABO (63 BC - c. AD 24). Rerum Geographicum Libri Septemdecim.
Basel: Ex officina Henricpetrina, 1571. Folio, contemporary calf. With 27 double-page woodcut maps by S. Münster, including 3 repeats and 7 smaller woodcut maps in the text.

This is the 3rd edition translated and edited by Xylander (= pseudonym for Holzman, 1532-1576) with Greek and Latin parallel texts. The blocks that were used, were the same that Münster used for 4 editions of Ptolemy's Geographia..

Adams H.M., S1907; Phillips 3390.