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Auction 101, Lot 437

"Calecut Nuova Tavola", Ruscelli, Girolamo

Subject: India & Sri Lanka

Period: 1564 (circa)

Publication: La Geografia di Claudio Tolomeo

Color: Black & White

9.5 x 7.4 inches
24.1 x 18.8 cm

Ruscelli's version of Gastaldi's modern map of India. The subcontinent is depicted in a very narrow form with the northern parts of India not shown. Most of the island of present-day Sri Lanka, here called Ceilam is included.


Condition: B

Couple of faint spots, else very good on sound paper.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/4/2002