1561 Genuine OLD Antique map World. E & W Hemispheres. Orbis Descriptio Ruscelli

1561 Genuine OLD Antique map World. E & W Hemispheres. Orbis Descriptio Ruscelli
1561 Genuine OLD Antique map World. E & W Hemispheres. Orbis Descriptio Ruscelli
1561 Genuine OLD Antique map World. E & W Hemispheres. Orbis Descriptio Ruscelli

1561 Genuine OLD Antique map World. E & W Hemispheres. Orbis Descriptio Ruscelli
Genuine Antique map "Orbis Descriptio" by Ruscelli, Venice, 1561. Very early copperplate engraved map of the world in two hemispheres. An unknown region'Terra Incognita' connects north America and Asia. South America in its early bulge configuration. No sign of the southern continent but southern extent of the un-named Terra Feuago is undefined, suggesting a larger land mass.

Hyperboret' covers much of the north polar region. The plate mark extends off the top of the page indication another map was printed at the same time and then cut. Impression just a bit light. Paper nice and bright without defect. Image measures 7"x 10".

THIS IS NOT A REPRODUCTION! All of our items are genuine antiques as described. The item "1561 Genuine OLD Antique map World.

Orbis Descriptio Ruscelli" is in sale since Sunday, December 10, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Map & Globe Mixed Lots". The seller is "antiqueatlas" and is located in Troy, Montana.

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1561 Genuine OLD Antique map World. E & W Hemispheres. Orbis Descriptio Ruscelli