Auction 122, Lot 786

"Tabula Aphricae II", Ruscelli, Girolamo

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1562 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

9.8 x 7 inches
24.9 x 17.8 cm

A handsome Ptolemaic style map of Northern Africa that includes Sardinia and Sicily. The map has a fair amount of detail with numerous rivers and mountain ranges. Latin text on verso.


Condition: B

A sturdy sheet with a dark impression and later color. Faint toning on centerfold, and a wormhole at the top border.

Estimate: $110 - $160

Sold for: $80

Closed on 12/5/2007