James Ford Bell LibraryCompass Rose
University of Minnesota

A tour based on Ptolemy's writings.
The first appearance of the Geographia in print.
Three editions appeared in 1482.
The 1490 edition of maps was printed in Rome.
Johannes Ruysch made a new map based on Ptolemy in 1507.
A 1511 edition published in Venice.
Waldseemuller worked on an edition of the Geographia, too.
Editions from the 1520s.
Editions from the 1530s.
Editions from the 1540s.
Even Mercator tried his hand at an edition of Ptolemy's Geographia.
The latest edition appeared in 2000.