"Tavola Nuova di Prussia et di Livonia", Ruscelli, Girolamo
Period: 1561 (published)
Publication: La Geographia di Claudio Tolomeo Allessandriono
Color: Black & White
9.7 x 7.5 inches
24.6 x 19.1 cm
This Ptolemaic map of the region from Pomerania to Livonia, includes a portion of Estonia, and coastal detail on the Baltic Sea with a small section of the island of Gotland at top. Sheet features stipple engraved sea in the Italian style with pictorial topography and many placenames.
A sound sheet with minor toning along centerfold.