"Mauritania Nuova Tavola", Ruscelli, Girolamo
Subject: Africa - Western
Period: 1564 (published)
Color: Black & White
9.5 x 7 inches
24.1 x 17.8 cm
A very early map of the region. This Italian version of Ptolemy describes many rivers, enlarged lakes, anthill style mountains, and a stipple engraved sea.
References: Norwich #313.
Very sharp impression with a couple of tiny spots at centerfold, still very good.