Catalog Archive
Auction 102, Lot 288

"Brasil Nvova Tavola", Ruscelli, Girolamo

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1561 (circa)


Color: Black & White

10 x 7 inches
25.4 x 17.8 cm

Early map of the region oriented with north to the right. Only a few place names are noted along the coastline. The interior is filled with forests, rivers and mountains and dominated by a large volcano. Italian text on part of verso.


Condition: B

Crisp impression. Top fold separation closed with archival tape. One tiny wormhole just left of centerfold.

Estimate: $230 - $275

Sold for: $325

Closed on 3/5/2003