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Auction 188, Lot 618

"Persia Nuova Tavola", Ruscelli, Girolamo

Subject: Persia - Iran

Period: 1562 (circa)

Publication: Geographia Cl. Ptolemaei...

Color: Hand Color

9.6 x 7.1 inches
24.4 x 18 cm
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This finely engraved map covers the Persia, extending to the Persian Gulf. A misshapen Mar di Bachau (Caspian Sea) is prominently featured. Latin text on verso, published in either 1562 or 1564.

References: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #217-64.

Condition: B+

A crisp impression on watermarked paper with light toning along the centerfold, marginal foxing, and minor printer's ink residue.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $65

Closed on 6/22/2022