"Graetia Nova Tabula", Gastaldi, Giacomo
Period: 1548 (published)
Publication: La Geografia di Claudio Ptolemeo Alessandrino
Color: Hand Color
6.9 x 5.2 inches
17.5 x 13.2 cm
Rare little Ptolemaic map covering Greece, extending to include a bit of Italy and Turkey. The topographical features such as mountain ranges and river systems are boldly drawn and major cities are located. Italian text on verso.
References: Zacharakis #1842; Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #214-25.
There are two small worm tracks along centerfold at top that have been professionally repaired with a tiny amount of image replaced in facsimile.