MAP OF NEW SPAIN 1564 from Girolamo Ruscelli PTOLEMY'S GEOGRAPHIA Atlas
Ruscelli's Atlas is an expanded edition of Gastaldi's Atlas of 1548, which has been called the most comprehensive atlas produced between Martin Waldseemüller's Geographiae of 1513, and the Abraham Ortelius Theatrum of 1570. Maps were beautifully engraved on copper, marking a turning point in the history of cartography. From that point forward, the majority of cartographic works used this medium. As it was a harder material than wood it gave the engraver the ability to render more detail. Gastaldi sought the most up-to-date geographical information available, making the modern maps in Ruscelli's Geographia among the best modern maps of the period. See other maps in my store. The item "MAP OF NEW SPAIN 1564 from Girolamo Ruscelli PTOLEMY'S GEOGRAPHIA Atlas" is in sale since Saturday, December 7, 2019.
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