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Isola Spagnola Nova

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The Hispaniola map from an early edition of Ruscelli's version of Ptolemy's Geography, published in 1561. Ruscelli's map is a larger 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: RS2534
Cartographer: Ruscelli
Place & Date: Venice / 1562
Size: 10 1/2" x 7 1/4"
Condition: b&w; light overall age toning
Price: SOLD