1564 – G. Ruscelli – Septentrionalium Partium Nova Tabula


Title:                      “Septentrionalium Partium Nova Tabula

The map showing Northern Atlantic region with Iceland, Norway, Denmark and Sweden. There are also the mythical islands that you would not see on a map today, including Frisland, Estland, Drogeo and Icaria. This is a reduced version the landmark Zeno map of the North Atlantic published in a 1558 travel book about a voyage in 1380 to these areas by Nicolo and Antonio Zeno.

Comes from atlas “La geografia di Claudio Tolomeo Alessandrino, nuouamente tradotta di Greco in Italiano, da Girolamo Ruscelli” published by G. Zileti in Venice 1564.

Cartographer:      Girolamo Ruscelli (1504 – 1566)
Sheet size:               31,6 x 23,3 cm
Year:                         1564
Technique:            copper engraving

Very good condition. Middlefold professionally cleaned.

This is an original antique map published in 1564 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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