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Ruscelli’s Map of Ptolemaic Germany

SKU: 7988

Ruscelli’s Map of Ptolemaic Germany

Date of publication:

Printed Measurement:
19 x 26 cm


  • Heirs of Melchior
  • Colour:
    black and white


  • Girolamo Ruscelli
  • Tabula Europae IIII

    Copper engraving, 19 x 26 cm, black and white as issued, Italian text on verso; a map of Ptolemaic Germany and Denmark, illustrated with depictions of elk, an aurochs and a pair of ‘bison’ which resemble reindeer; from the fourth edition of Ruscelli’s Italian translation of the Geographia.