Published in 1486, the Ulm (Germany) Ptolemy was the first atlas printed outside Italy, first atlas illustrated with woodcut maps, and the first Ptolemaic atlas to include maps considered modern. Donated to UM.
Published in 1486, the Ulm (Germany) Ptolemy was the first atlas printed outside Italy, first atlas illustrated with woodcut maps, and the first Ptolemaic atlas to include maps considered modern. Donated to UM. Courtesy of Jay I. Kislak Foundation
Published in 1486, the Ulm (Germany) Ptolemy was the first atlas printed outside Italy, first atlas illustrated with woodcut maps, and the first Ptolemaic atlas to include maps considered modern. Donated to UM. Courtesy of Jay I. Kislak Foundation

This college donation is truly historic. And it’s not just the artifacts involved

January 22, 2017 9:46 AM