Ruscelli’s Map of Ptolemaic Germany

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Tabula Europae IIII

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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.

Title

Ruscelli’s Ptolemaic Germany

Mapmaker(s)

RUSCELLI, Girolamo

Publisher

Heirs of Melchior

Place of publication

Venice

Date of publication

1598-99

Colour

black and white

Printed Area Measurements

19 x 26 cm