Auction 133, Lot 526

"[Lot of 2] Graetia Nuova Tavola [and] Tabula Europae X", Ruscelli, Girolamo

Subject: Greece

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.

Condition: A

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.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/1/2010