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Claudius Ptolemy, Cosmographia


Claudius Ptolemy (2nd century A.D.)
Cosmographia, ca. 1455-1462
Florence, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Pl. 30.2, ff. 68v-69r

Latin translation by Iacopo Angeli da Scarperia of Ptolemy's treatise. This manuscript which belonged to Pier Francesco de' Medici and subsequently to Duke Cosimo I, is illustrated by 27 plates attributed to Piero del Massaio.