"Brasil Nvova Tavola", Ruscelli, Girolamo
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.
Crisp impression. Top fold separation closed with archival tape. One tiny wormhole just left of centerfold.