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Pub Year Map Maker Pub Place Map Title Map Price (USD) Picture
1573Ruscelli, GirolamoVeniceNueva Hispania Tabula Nova$1,800 Picture

A copper plate engraved map.

Size: 8.9 inches X 12.1 inches

Map Type: Atlas

This is a superior copy, very clean with strong engraving. Archivally framed in

One of the earliest maps of North America done by copper plate engraving. It appeared in La Geografia Di Clavdio Tolomeo Alessandrino, Nuouamente Tradotta Di Greco In Italiano, Da Girolamo Rvscelli ... and updated version of Claudius Ptolemy's La Geografia . . . . This extremely rare map was the first map ever devoted to New Spain, drawn by the noted geographer Girolamo Ruscelli. It shows the extent of explorations and accurately displays the Yucatan as a Peninsula.

References: Maps of Texas and the Southwest, Plate 3, Martin & Martin, Texas State Historical Assn, Austin, 1999

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