Auction 129, Lot 660

"Tavola Nuova di Piemonte", Ruscelli, Girolamo

Subject: Italy

Period: 1574 (published)

Publication: La Geografia…

Color: Black & White

9.8 x 7 inches
24.9 x 17.8 cm

This 'modern' map of the Piedmont Region of Italy is centered on the Po River and its tributaries. The map is a copper engraving, the medium popularized by Italian mapmakers. Italian text on verso.

References: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara (Nordenskiold) #220-36.

Condition: B

Dark impression with some damp stains.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/23/2009