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Ruscelli’s Map of Ptolemaic Germany

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Ruscelli’s Map of Ptolemaic Germany

Date of publication:

  • 1598-99
  • Printed Measurement:

  • 19 x 26 cm
  • Colour:

  • black and white
  • This map of Ptolemaic Germany and Denmark is from the fourth edition of Ruscelli’s Italian translation of the Geographia.

    It is illustrated with depictions of elk, an auroch and a pair of ‘bison’ which resemble reindeer.
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    Condition & Materials

    Copper engraving, 19 x 26 cm, black and white as issued, Italian text on verso. Read less