"Tabula Africae III", Ruscelli, Girolamo
Subject: Northern Africa
Period: 1599 (circa)
Publication: La Geografia
Color: Black & White
10 x 7.5 inches
25.4 x 19.1 cm
Finely engraved Ptolemaic map of eastern Libya and Egypt with numerous ancient place names. The interior is filled with mountains and some spurious lakes and rivers. Indigenous animals have been added to a blank region at lower left.
Sharp impression, minor printer's crease.