Leen Helmink Antique Maps

Cuba by Ruscelli

Cartographer

Ruscelli

Title

Isola Cuba Nova

Published

Venice, 1561

Size

18.0 x 24.5 cms

Technique

Copper engraving

Stock number

18807

Condition

excellent

Price

$ 400

Description

"Based on the small Gastaldi map of 1548, which was the first published map of Cuba to show the island in reasonable shape and detail."

(Suárez).