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Venedig, 1561-64. 18,8 : 25,0 cm.. Ginsberg, W.B.: Septentrionalium Regionum - The Mapping of the Northern Regions 1482-1601, No. 17. - Frühe Kupferstichkarte Skandinaviens mit Grönland von G. Ruscelli aus seiner La Geografia di Claudio Tolomeo Alessandrino. Grönland ist von Norwegen durch einen schmalen Kanal getrennt, Island als langgezogene Insel mit Thyle bezeichnet dargestellt. Erste Version der Kupferplatte welche von 1561 bis 1564 Verwendung fand. Eine der frühesten "modernen" Karten Skandinaviens. Rückseitig lateinischer Text. - Sehr gutes Exemplar. - Early copper engraved map of Scandinavia with Greenland by G. Ruscelli from his Geografia di Claudio Tolomeo La Alessandrino. Greenland is separated from Norway by a narrow channel, Iceland is depicted as a long, thin island called Thyle. First edition of the copper plate which has been used between 1561 and 1564. One of the earliest obtainable 'modern' maps of Scandinavia. Latin text on verso. - Excellent conditions.
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