Rare map of the Greek island of Lesbos (Λέσβος) by Benedetto Bordone. Showing Lesbos in the northern Aegean Sea with Mitilini (Μυτιλήνη) and the coast of Asia Minor with Troy.
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||Metelin, Troia, Malia, S. Theodoro|
|Publisher, Year||Venice, 1528-1565|
|Plate Size||16.2 x 14.8 cm (6.4 x 5.8 inches)|
|Sheet Size||30.0 x 20.7 cm (11.8 x 8.1 inches)|
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