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Publisher: GASTALDI, G.
Title: Hispania Nova Tabula.
Published in: Venice, 1548
   
Size: 5.1 x 6.9 inches.
13.0 x 17.4 cm.
Coloring:

Uncoloured.
Condition: Copper engraving. Brown spot in lower margin. Italian text on verso.
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Gastaldi's modern map of Spain and Portugal. It is one of the earliest obtainable modern maps of the region.

From Giacomo Gastaldi's Atlas of 1548 which has been called the most comprehensive atlas, produced between Martin Waldseemüller's Geographiae of 1513, and the Abraham Ortelius Theatrum of 1570.
Considered as the foremost Italian cartographer of the 16th century, Gastaldi's maps were beautifully engraved on copper, marking a turning point in the history of cartography. It was the First sixteenth century Atlas to reintroduce copper engraving !
From that point forward, the majority of cartographic works used this method. As it was a harder material than wood, it gave the engraver the ability to give more details.
Gastaldi sought the most up-to-date geographical information available and are among the earliest obtainable maps for regional collectors.

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