"Anglia et Hibernia Nova", Ruscelli, Girolamo
Period: 1564 (published)
Publication: La Geografia di Claudia Tolomeo
Color: Black & White
9.8 x 7 inches
24.9 x 17.8 cm
This charming map is from the modern section of the Geografia. It is adapted from George Lily's map of 1546 with distinct topographical features and fewer place names due to its reduced size. The seas are stipple engraved in the Italian style. This is the first state. Latin text on verso.
References: Shirley (MCC-94) #68.
Good impression with light soil in margins.