Rare map of the Greek island of Chios in the Aegean Sea by Benedetto Bordone. Shows Chios (Χίος) and Inousses with the coast of Asia Minor. On verso the map of Psara and Antipsara. Two woodcut maps on one sheet.
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.
|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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