Auction 132, Lot 600

"Tabula Asiae V", Ruscelli, Girolamo

Subject: Southwestern Asia

Period: 1562 (circa)

Publication: Geographia Cl. Ptolemaei…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.8 x 7.3 inches
24.9 x 18.5 cm

Ptolemaic map of the region between the Persian Gulf and the Caspian Sea showing Babylon and Mesopotamia as well as other ancient empires. Important sites described by Strabo are noted including Arae Herculis, Arae Sabae, Zagri Portae, and Portae Caspie. Latin text on verso.

References: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara (Nordenskiold) #217-47.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/2/2010

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