Coloured map of Germany. Printed in Venice by Vincenzo Valgrisi in 1561.

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Decorative coloured copper engraved map of Germany from "La Geografia" of Girolamo Ruscelli, printed 1561 in Venice by V. Valgrisi.

Details

CartographerGirolamo Ruscelli
TitleTavola nuova di Germania
Publisher, YearVincenzo Valgrisi, Venice, 1561
Plate Size18.5 x 15.0 cm (7.3 x 5.9 inches)
Sheet Size23.0 x 30.4 cm (9.1 x 12.0 inches)

Condition

Excellent conditions.

Cartographer

Girolamo Ruscelli, an Italian Alchemist, physician and cartographer, was born around 1504 in Viterbo. He has revised the Ptolemy Geography, which was issued from 1561 until 1599 in Venice. The new copper engraved maps are based on G. Gastaldi's edition of 1548. He died 1566 in Venice.

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Coloured map of Germany. Printed in Venice by Vincenzo Valgrisi in 1561.

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