Italien - Ptolemäus - Mercator
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Italy with Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily

"Europae Tabula VI."

Map of Italy, with Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily; nice decorative cartouche.

Orig. coloured copper engraving by Gerardus Mercator after Claudius Ptolemy, from the first cartographic part of the Cosmography of Gerardus Mercator, printed and published by G. Kempen, 1st edition, Cologne 1578, 34,5 x 48 cm.

Paper a little bit stained, at lower margin's centre an old bonding, otherwise very good condition.

Ref.: Koeman Vol. II,  Me 1, without privilege