C1561

Tabula Asiae II

Four hundred and fifty year old Ptolemaic map of the Silk Road region. Ruscelli’s revised the Ptolemy Geography, which was issued from 1561 until 1599 in Venice. From; Ruscelli’s La Geografia de Claudio Tolomeo Venice. References: Burden p.34, Schilder p.123, … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Tabula Asiae II

Date:

C1561

Condition:

In good condition, fold as issued

Technique:

Original copper engraving

Image Size: 

245mm 
x 185mm
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Tabula Asiae II - Antique Print from 1561

Genuine antique
dated:

1561

Description:

Four hundred and fifty year old Ptolemaic map of the Silk Road region.

Ruscelli’s revised the Ptolemy Geography, which was issued from 1561 until 1599 in Venice.

From; Ruscelli’s La Geografia de Claudio Tolomeo Venice.

References: Burden p.34, Schilder p.123, Shirley 111, pl.95, Stevens p.50, Suarez (A) p.130.

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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