Auction 96, Lot 457

"Egitto Nuova Tavola", Ruscelli, Girolamo

Subject: Egypt

Period: 1561 (circa)

Publication: Ptolemy's La Geografia

Color: Black & White

9.6 x 7 inches
24.4 x 17.8 cm

Ptolemaic map of the Nile River delta. Earlier edition without the sea creatures in the stipple engraved sea. Italian text on verso.

References: Norwich #292a.

Condition: B

Light toning along centerfold.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/12/2001