Auction 100, Lot 285

"Europae Tabula V", Ruscelli, Girolamo

Subject: Southern Europe

Period: 1574 (published)

Publication: Ptolemy's Geographia

Color: Black & White

Size:
10 x 7 inches
25.4 x 17.8 cm

A Ptolemaic map of Switzerland, Austria, Italy and the Adriatic coast of the Balkans based on Gastaldi. The Danube River features prominently. The map shows the ancient political divisions with a stippled engraved sea. Italian text on verso.

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Condition: A

Dark impression with minor soil in margins.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $170

Closed on 9/12/2002

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