Early woodcut map of the British Isles by Benedetto Bordone. On verso the map of England and Wales.
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||[British Isles and England & Wales]|
|Publisher, Year||Venice, 1528-1565|
|Plate Size||23.0 x 15.2 cm (9.1 x 6.0 inches)|
|Sheet Size||30.0 x 20.7 cm (11.8 x 8.1 inches)|
|Reference||Shirley, R. W.: Early Printed Maps of the British Isles, 1477 - 1650, No. 19|
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