Auction 100, Lot 281

"Polonia et Hungaria Nuova Tavola", Ruscelli, Girolamo

Subject: Eastern Europe

Period: 1574 (published)

Publication: Ptolemy's Geographia

Color: Black & White

Size:
9.8 x 7 inches
24.9 x 17.8 cm

Fine Ptolemaic map of Eastern Europe from Grodno Poland through Serbia with the western coastline of the Black Sea. Nice example of Italian copper engraving with a stippled sea, tiny trees and anthill style mountains. Text on verso.

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Condition: B

Bit of faint foxing.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/12/2002

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