Auction 140, Lot 789

"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.


Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with some printer’s ink residue and a few small spots.

Estimate: $180 - $220


Closed on 5/23/2012