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