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Auction 125, Lot 447

"Anglia et Hibernia Nova", Ruscelli, Girolamo

Subject: Britain

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.

Condition: A

Good impression with light soil in margins.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $350

Closed on 9/24/2008