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Daniel Crouch Rare Books to bring six different editions of Ptolemy's 'Geographia' to Frieze Masters

Daniel Crouch Rare Books will bring a collection of six Ptolemy atlases, tracing exploration during the Age of Discovery. The work of Claudius Ptolemy, a Greek geographer and mathematician, was widely read during the Renaissance, and inspired a new generation of European cartography. The Ptolemy atlases represent not only the finest classical geography at the time, but also the latest developments in contemporary cartography: in them is the first map to show Japan; the first map to name America; and the earliest obtainable depiction of the Americas.
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