1561 – G. Ruscelli – Europae Tabula VIII


Title:                      “Europae Tabula VIII

Ptolemaic map of eastern Europe, including a portion of Scandinavia, Poland, Lithuania, Ukraine and Russia, stretching from the Swedish island of Gotland (Gothia Insula) to the Black Sea. Italian text on verso.

Comes from the atlas “La Geografia di Claudio Tolomeo Alessandrino, nuouamente tradotta di Greco in Italiano, da Girolamo Ruscelli” engraved by Giulio Sanuto, published by Vincenzo Valgrisi in Venice, 1561.

Cartographer:      Girolamo Ruscelli (1504 – 1566)
Sheet size:           29,0 x 21,0 cm
Year:                     1561
Technique:           copper engraving

Good condition. Watermarked paper.

This is an original antique map published in 1561 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


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