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Tabula Asiae XI [India and Southeast Asia]

  • ARTIST: Girolamo Ruscelli

  • MEDIUM: Copper plate engraving,

    DATE: 1574.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 6 7/8 x 9 1/4" (17.4 x 23.4 cm)

  • DESCRIPTION: A fine example of Girolamo Ruscelli's Tabula Asiae XI. This map appeared in the 1574 edition of Ruscelli's "Geographia" which based upon the work of Claudius Ptolemy.<br><br> "Tabula Asiae XI" is based entirely on Claudius Ptolemy's geographical work and bears the hallmarks of the Greek scholar's methodology, a scientific and mathematical approach to presenting geography, with latitude and longitude lines crisply engraved, providing a grid-like structure for the detailed content within.<br><br>

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: A rich impression of the map.

  • CONDITION: Good condition.