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1548 – G. Gastaldi – Tabula Europae VIII

Title:                      “Tabula Europae VIII

Ptolemy’s eight map of Europe by Giacomo Gastaldi, 1548 first and only edition, showing Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Poland and Prussia. It is one of the earliest obtainable maps of the region. Embellished is a sailing ship, sea monster and several curious animals.

Comes from atlas “La Geografia… con alcuni comenti & aggiunte fattevi da Sebastiano Munstero… con le tavole… nuove aggiuntevi di Messer Iacopo Gastaldo” published by Giovanni Battista Pederzano in Venice 1548.

Engraver:    Giacomo Gastaldi (c.1500-1566)

Sheet size:               21,2 x 17,1 cm
Year:                         1548
Technique:            copper engraving

Very good condition.

This is an original antique map published in 1548 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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