"Calecut Nuova Tavola", Ruscelli, Girolamo
Subject: India & Sri Lanka
Period: 1564 (circa)
Publication: La Geografia di Claudio Tolomeo Allessadrino…
Color: Black & White
9.5 x 7.4 inches
24.1 x 18.8 cm
Ruscelli's version of Gastaldi's modern map of India. The subcontinent is depicted in a very narrow form with the northern parts of India not shown. Most of the island of present-day Sri Lanka, here called Ceilam is included. Latin text on verso.
Watermarked paper with some printer’s ink residue and a few small spots.