Auction 122, Lot 687

"Tabula Asiae I", Ruscelli, Girolamo

Subject: Turkey

Period: 1560 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10 x 7 inches
25.4 x 17.8 cm

This charming Ptolemaic map of Turkey, after Gastaldi, uses a trapezoidal projection. The map is filled with ancient placenames and simple depictions of topography. Latin text on verso.

References:

Condition: B+

A very good impression on a sheet with a faint stain in the bottom of the map. Pleasant later color.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Unsold

Closed on 12/5/2007

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