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