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Auction 101, Lot 364

"Tavola Nuova di Schiavonia", Ruscelli, Girolamo

Subject: Balkans

Period: 1564 (circa)

Publication: La Geografia di Claudio Tolomeo

Color: Black & White

9.5 x 7.3 inches
24.1 x 18.5 cm
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Copper engraved map covering the Adriatic coastal region of the Balkans. The map is filled with mountains, forests, cities and regions. Italy is shown, but without place names. It is engraved in the characteristic Italian style with a stippled sea and bold border and a small emblem cartouche. Italian text on verso.


Condition: B

Crisp impression on fine paper. Couple of tiny light spots, else very good.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $95

Closed on 12/4/2002