Italy, Toscana, Firenze, Pisa; Rosaccio / Magini / Tolomeo - Toscana Nuova Tavola - 1581-1600

Description
Italy, Toscana, Firenze, Pisa; Rosaccio / Magini / Tolomeo - Toscana Nuova Tavola - 1581-1600
Original colored copper plate

This Map is an original 1599 copper engraving (16th century...).
This is the rare Ptolemaic edition by Magini, Rosaccio & Sessa, published in 1599 in his rare and amazing work "La Geografia di Claudio Tolomeo Alessandrino, Tradotta di Greco nell'Idioma Volgare Italiano, da Girolamo Ruscelli, et hora nuovamente ampliata da Gioseffo Rosaccio....."

Beautiful map published in Venice, with large margins, excellent water-colouring and very well detailed.

The map is in good condition as per photo: it shows small traces of ageing, some cuts or harmless holes at the edges that do not affect the engraved area. A professional conservation work has been performed throughout the map central band.

Map overall dimensions: 35 x 24 cm

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Italy
Geographical specification
Toscana, Firenze, Pisa
Map maker/ publisher
Rosaccio / Magini / Tolomeo
Map/ Book title
Toscana Nuova Tavola
Period
1581-1600
Condition
Good
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Original colored copper plate
Size of the largest image
24×35 cm
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