Rare sea chart of the Aegean Sea by Benedetto Bordone. Shows parts of Greece, Macedonia and Turkey, the Sea of Marmara, the Aegean Sea with the Peloponnese to Crete and the eastern Mediterranean Sea to Cyprus. In the north as far as Constantinople (Istanbul).
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||[Aegean Sea. Greece, Macedonia, Turkey]|
|Publisher, Year||Venice, 1528-1565|
|Plate Size||29.1 x 39.8 cm (11.5 x 15.7 inches)|
|Sheet Size||30.1 x 41.0 cm (11.9 x 16.1 inches)|
|Reference||Zacharakis, C.G.: A Catalogue of Printed Maps of Greece, 1477-1800, No. 481/284|
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