Unusual antique copper engraved map of northwest Africa, by Giacomo Gastaldi, from a map of Ptolemy, 16th century. This is a map from Gastladi's edition of Ptolemy's Geographia. He was the cosmographer of the Republic of Venice. He had an excellent relationship with Giovanni Battista Ramusio, secretary of the Venetian senate, who used Gastaldi's maps for his famous work "Navigationi et Viaggi". X 22,2 cm / 11,4 x 8,6 inches.
Good condition, a small foxmark in upper margin, hand colors. Venice, 1562, latin edition, 16th century. WE DON'T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE.
WE CAN DO A CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY FOR ALL MAPS WE SELL. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected.Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you. The item "AFRICA 1562 GASTALDI- PTOLEMY 16e CENTURY UNUSUAL ANTIQUE ENGRAVED MAP" is in sale since Tuesday, November 23, 2021.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "efi6" and is located in Paris.
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