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(AUCTIONS) 10 map of North Atlantic by Ruscelli 208

Description: Nicolo Zeno´s map of North Atlantic by Ruscelli

Septentrionalium Partium Nova Tabula


Author

Nicolo Zeno, Ruscelli,Rosaccio
Date

1599

Description

Engraved map.34,23,5 cms.Black and white.Fine impression.Ruscelli´s map based on the previous version printed in 1558 by Zeno. The map is based on a mythical travel carried out by two venetian seafarers ( the Zeno brothers) that supposedly arrived to America before Columbus on 1380.
The account was published in 1558 for the first time joint with a map but was Ruscelli who first illustrated the map in an atlas to a broader audience.Many non existent islands are depicted in the middle of the Atlantic ocean.The map is on Mercator´s proyection. A nice map illustrating a fascinating story of the first age of discoveries.
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