Auction 140, Lot 659

"Europae Tabula VI", Ruscelli, Girolamo

Subject: Italy

Period: 1561 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

10.3 x 7.5 inches
26.2 x 19.1 cm

This Ptolemaic map shows Italy and includes Corsica, and parts of Sardinia and Sicily. The map is drawn on a trapezoidal projection and shows ancient political divisions during the Roman period. Finely engraved with a stippled sea.


Condition: B+

Nice impression on watermarked paper. There is light toning along centerfold, a professionally repaired centerfold separation near <i>Semnones</i>, and printer's ink residue.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $75

Closed on 5/23/2012