Ruscelli’s Map of Ptolemaic GermanySKU: 7988
Ruscelli’s Map of Ptolemaic Germany
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19 x 26 cm
black and white
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.