"[Lot of 2] Graetia Nuova Tavola [and] Tabula Europae X", Ruscelli, Girolamo
Period: 1574 (published)
Publication: La Geografia di Claudio Tolomeo
Color: Black & White
9.7 x 7.2 inches
24.6 x 18.3 cm
Fine pair of maps that shows the contrast between Ptolemy's second century cartography and that of the sixteenth century.
References: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara (Nordenskiold Vol. 2) #220-46 & #220-11.
Both with the usual printer's ink residue, else very good. There is a minor damp stain in the bottom margin of the second map.