Auction 101, Lot 416

"Persia Nuova Tavola", Ruscelli, Girolamo

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1591 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
9.8 x 7.1 inches
24.9 x 18 cm

Italian edition of this finely engraved map that is centered on the Persian empire and the region around the Caspian Sea and extending to the Persian Gulf. Locates the Arabian Desert, Moxia, Persian, the Camania Desert, Tay, Tezichia, Cola, Mengrelia, Gazaria and Tartaria. Italian text on verso.

References:

Condition: A

Nice impression and full margins. Professionally cleaned.

Estimate: $120 - $180

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/4/2002

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