"Tavola Nuova di Schiavonia", Ruscelli, Girolamo
Period: 1564 (circa)
Publication: La Geografia di Claudio Tolomeo
Color: Black & White
9.5 x 7.3 inches
24.1 x 18.5 cm
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.
Crisp impression on fine paper. Couple of tiny light spots, else very good.