1562 – G. Ruscelli – Sardigna et di Sicilia


Title:                      “TAVOLA NUOVA DI SARDIGNA ET DI SICILIA

The map of Sardinia and Sicily. First state. Latin text on verso. This map is one of two that were engraved on the same plate, printed and than separated, the plate mark runs off the top of the page.

Comes from atlas “La Geografia di Claudio Tolomeo Alessandrino, nuouamente tradotta di Greco in Italiano, da Girolamo Ruscelli” engraved by Giulio and Livio Sanuti, published by Vincenzo Valgrisi in Venice 1562.

Cartographer:      Girolamo Ruscelli (1504 – 1566)
Sheet size:               28,7 x 22,0 cm
Year:                         1562
Technique:            copper engraving

Very good condition. Watermarked paper.

This is an original antique map published in 1562 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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