Schonladia Nuova – Girolamo Ruscelli


Girolamo Ruscelli’s modern map of Scandinavia from his Ptolemy’s Geographia. One of the earliest available modern maps of Scandinavia. Published by the heirs of M. Sessa in 1598 and 1599, in Venice. This is the scarce third state of the map, where a sea monster has been added.

Title: Schonladia Nuova
Date: 1598-1599
Size: 19.0 x 25.0 cm
Condition: Good (G)
Condition notes: Professional restorations along centerfold.
Publication title: Geografia di Claudio Tolomeo Alessandrino Tradotta di Greco nell’Idioma Volgare Italiano da Girolamo Ruscelli

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