Auction 133, Lot 561

"Tabula Asiae I", Ruscelli, Girolamo

Subject: Turkey

Period: 1562 (circa)

Publication: La Geografia di Claudio Tolomeo

Color: Black & White

Size:
9.5 x 7 inches
24.1 x 17.8 cm

This charming Ptolemaic map of Turkey, after Gastaldi, uses a trapezoidal projection. The map is filled with ancient place names and simple depictions of topography. Italian text on verso.

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Condition: A

Nice impression with a few tiny spots, still very good.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/1/2010

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