"Tabula Asiae I", Ruscelli, Girolamo
Period: 1562 (circa)
Publication: La Geografia di Claudio Tolomeo
Color: Black & White
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.
Nice impression with a few tiny spots, still very good.