Three rare maps of Greek and Turkish islands in the Aegean Sea by Benedetto Bordone on one sheet. One map with the islands of Gökçeada (Imbros) and Bozcaada (Tenedos), and another map of Gökçeada and Samothrace. On verso a map of Thasos and the Mount Athos peninsula with the monasteries.
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||Monte Santo, El Tasso, Lembro, Samotracia, Tenedo|
|Publisher, Year||Venice, 1528-1565|
|Plate Size||14.3 x 14.8 cm (5.6 x 5.8 inches)|
|Sheet Size||30.0 x 20.7 cm (11.8 x 8.1 inches)|
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