"Tabula Asiae I", Ruscelli, Girolamo
Period: 1560 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
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.
A very good impression on a sheet with a faint stain in the bottom of the map. Pleasant later color.