C1562

Marmarica Nuova Tavola

Early map of northern Africa. Ruscelli was an Italian Alchemist, physician and cartographer, born around 1504 in Viterbo. He revised the Ptolemy Geography, which was issued from 1561 until 1599 in Venice. The new copper engraved maps are based on … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Marmarica Nuova Tavola

Date:

C1562

Condition:

Faint toning on edges and small faint ink stamp, otherwise in good condition.refold as issued.

Technique:

Image Size: 

220mm 
x 270mm
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Marmarica Nuova Tavola - Antique Map from 1562

Genuine antique
dated:

1562

Description:

Early map of northern Africa. Ruscelli was an Italian Alchemist, physician and cartographer, born around 1504 in Viterbo. He revised the Ptolemy Geography, which was issued from 1561 until 1599 in Venice. The new copper engraved maps are based on Gastaldi’s edition of 1548. He died 1566 in Venice.

Girolamo Ruscelli (1504 - 1566)

Ruscelli was an Italian Alchemist, physician and cartographer, born around 1504 in Viterbo. He revised the Ptolemy Geography, which was issued 1561 until 1599 in Venice. The new copper engraved maps are based on Gastaldi's edition of 1548. He died in 1566 in Venice.

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