Rare maps of the islands Hvar (Liezena), Korčula and San Nicola in the Adriatic Sea by Benedetto Bordone on one sheet. Showing the Croatian islands of Hvar with the island of Brač and Korčula with the peninsula Pelješac. On verso the map of San Nicola as part of the Tremiti Islands in the Adriatic Sea.
From Libro di Benedetto Bordone... de tutte l'isole del mondo..., more commonly known as Isolario of Bordone, which first appeared in Venice in 1528. Three further editions followed in 1534, 1547 and 1565. The maps of all four editions were printed from the same woodblocks in Venice.
|Title||Liezena, Curzola, S. ma de Tremidi|
|Publisher, Year||Venice, 1528-1565|
|Plate Size||8.4 x 14.5 cm (3.3 x 5.7 inches)|
|Sheet Size||30.0 x 20.7 cm (11.8 x 8.1 inches)|
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