"Europae Tabula IX", Ruscelli, Girolamo
Period: 1564 (published)
Publication: La Geografia di Claudio Tolomeo Alessandrino…
Color: Hand Color
9.8 x 8 inches
24.9 x 20.3 cm
A fine Ptolemaic map that covers the Balkans and includes the strategic Bosphorus. The map, drawn on a trapezoidal projection, is based on Gastaldi. It shows ancient political divisions during the Roman period and is finely engraved with a fully stippled sea.
A dark impression with wide original margins.