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