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SOLD India Tercera Nuova Tavola.
Size: 19 X 26 cm.
Title : India Tercera Nuova Tavola.
This is a black and white copperplate print from Girolamo Ruscelli's edition of Ptolemy's Geographia included newly engraved copperplates by Giulio and Livio Sanuti. The curious fact is that this map is one of two that were engraved on the same plate, printed and than separated for the book. This can be seen in the atlas by the fact that the plate mark of the map runs off the top of the page. In 1574 a new plate was used which lasted until the final edition of 1599.
There is a little restoration in the central part how you can see from the images.