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Isola Spagnola Nova.

The Hispaniola map from the first edition of Ruscelli's version of Ptolemy's Geography, published in 1561. Ruscelli's map is an enlarged version of the 1548 Gastaldi map of the island. The Italian text on the verso describes the origins and significance of the name Hispaniola.
Item Number: G171
Cartographer: Ruscelli
Place & Date: Venice / 1561
Size: 10 1/2" x 7 1/4"
Condition: b&w
Price: $525.00