Catalog Archive
Auction 146, Lot 583

"Graetia Nova Tabula", Gastaldi, Giacomo

Subject: Greece

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
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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.

Condition: B+

There are two small worm tracks along centerfold at top that have been professionally repaired with a tiny amount of image replaced in facsimile.

Estimate: $200 - $240


Closed on 9/4/2013