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Author: Girolamo Ruscelli

1561 map of West Africa by Girolamo Ruscelli

MAVRITANIA NVOVA TAVOLA, from Italian translation of Ptolemy's Atlas “La Geograpfia Di Claudio Tolomeo Alessandrino, Nouvamente Tradatta Di Greco in Italiano”. Published in 1575 in Latin and Italian. 17.5 x 23.9 cm. On sheet 22 X 32.1 cm.

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