Auction 122, Lot 688

"Natolia Nuova Tavola", Ruscelli, Girolamo

Subject: Turkey

Period: 1561 (published)

Publication: La Geographia di Claudio Tolomeo Allessandriono

Color: Black & White

Size:
10 x 7.2 inches
25.4 x 18.3 cm

This Ptolemaic map in the Italian style includes Armenia and part of Cyprus. Ankara is named as Anagar, and near the location of Tuz Golu is a large lake named Acdiriotiri. Italian text on verso.

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Condition: B

A little irregular toning on a sound sheet.

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/5/2007

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