"Tavola Settima dell Europa", Magini, Giovanni Antonio
Period: 1598 (circa)
Publication: Ptolemy's Geographia
Color: Hand Color
6.7 x 5 inches
17 x 12.7 cm
Very finely engraved Ptolemaic chart detailing the sea surrounding Sardinia, Sicily and Malta. Fully engraved sea and many place names along the coastlines plus good detail in the interior. On a full sheet (8" x 11.7") of Italian text. On verso is a similar sized map titled "Tavola Ottava Dell' Europe" that shows central Europe from the Baltic to the Adriatic and Greece.
Lovely impression and full hand coloring. A couple marginal spots, else fine.