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SOLD Schonladia Nuova


Code: 77592

Title: 'Schonladia Nuova '. From the atlas: "La geografia. Nuovamente tradotta di Greco in Italiano..." after the world view of Claudius Ptolemy. The map was engraved of Giulio Sanuto.

One of the earliest obtainable maps of Scandinavia that combines Ptolemaic and modern cartographic information. Modern cities lare isted. Denmark is in a Ptolomeic configuration. Scotland retains its west-east slant, and Thule is larger than Ireland.

In very good condition. (Please note that the holder can be seen at the top of the photo. There are no blemished on the map).