Auction 112, Lot 552

"Europae Tabula VI", Ruscelli, Girolamo

Subject: Italy

Period: 1561 (published)


Color: Black & White

10 x 7.5 inches
25.4 x 19.1 cm

A fine Ptolemaic map of Italy that includes Corsica, Sardinia and part of Sicily. The map, drawn on a trapezoidal projection, is based on Gastaldi. The map shows ancient political divisions during the Roman period. Finely engraved with a fully stippled sea.


Condition: A

Very nice impression on thick paper. Tiny fold separation visible when held to the light and some marginal stains at top, well away from image.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $230

Closed on 9/28/2005