Auction 98, Lot 268

"Tavola Nuova di Germania", Ruscelli, Girolamo

Subject: Central Europe

Period: 1574 (published)

Publication: La Geografia di Claudio Tolomeo

Color: Black & White

9.7 x 7 inches
24.6 x 17.8 cm

Copper engraved map covering nearly all of central Europe. The map is filled with mountains, forests, cities and regions. It is engraved in the characteristic Italian style with a stippled sea and bold border. Italian text on verso.


Condition: A

Ink haze from printer's plate, else crisp impression with a couple of spots in margins and tiny binding hole on neatline.

Estimate: $130 - $150

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/6/2002