Leen Helmink Antique Maps

South East Asia by Ruscelli

Cartographer

Ruscelli

Title

India Tercera Nuova Tavola

Published

Venice, 1561

Size

17.6 x 24.2 cms

Technique

Copper engraving

Stock number

18815

Condition

very good

Price

$ 750

Description

Highly distorted and inaccurate map by Girolamo Ruscelli after Jacopo Gastaldi's 1548 miniature map of this region. A cornerstone map of the area that introduces new knowledge from the Portuguese explorations.