Septentrionalium partium nova tabula.
Date: Venice,1574
Subject: Artic regions Scandinavia
500,00 €
Copper engraving, colored, mm 183x261. Reissue of the famous “Carta de Navegar…” of the Zeno brothers, published in 1558 in “Dei Commentari dei viaggi in Persia…e dello scoprimento dell’isole Frislanda, Eslanda, Engrouelanda, Estotilanda, & Icaria, fatto sotto il polo artico, da due fratelli Zeni, M. Nicolò il K. e M. Antonio”. The map was reduced and re-engraved for the 1561 italian edition of Ptolemy’s “Geographia” curated by Ruscelli and published by Valgrisi. In 1574 the map was re-engraved with minor differences in map and text. Good condition, upper margin irregularly trimmed. Ginsberg, Printed maps of Scandinavia and the Artic, 26.



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