1598 Ruscelli - Egitto Nuova Tavola [with pyramids]

Attractive 1598 Venetian map of Lower Egypt

Title:

Egitto Nuova Tavola

Map maker:

G. Ruscelli, G. Ziletti

Place and Year:

Venice, 1598

Dimensions:

19 x 25 cm (7.5 x 10 in)

Technique:

Copperplate engraving

Coloring:

Hand color

Condition Rating:

VG+

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DETAILS

Decorative map of Lower Egypt depicting the location of pyramids. Adorned with a sea monster and ship at sea.

Topography is indicated with pictorial mountains and coastal shading. Detailed Nile river system.

From Ruscelli's translation of Ptolemy's Geographia, published by Ziletti in Venice.

CONDITION NOTES

Very good.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00087

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