Auction 127, Lot 733

"India Tercera Nuova Tavola", Ruscelli, Girolamo

Subject: South East Asia

Period: 1574 (circa)

Publication: La Geografica di Claudio Tolomeo

Color: Black & White

Size:
9.5 x 7.3 inches
24.1 x 18.5 cm

This is a slightly enlarged version of Gastaldi's important map of South East Asia. It covers the region from the Gulf of Bengal to Canton, and south to include most of Indonesia and the Philippines, although the Malaysian Peninsula and the islands are very distorted. Italian text on verso.

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Condition: A

There is some printer's ink residue and light soil on the map.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Unsold

Closed on 2/25/2009

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