Three rare maps of Greek islands in the Aegean Sea by Benedetto Bordone on one sheet. With the map of Naxos (Νάξος) the largest island of the Cyclades. On verso the maps of Polyaigos, Folegandros, Kardiotissa and Sikinos, as well as Donousa, Schoinousa, Irakleia and Keros islands.
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||Nixia, Melatio, Policandro, Cardia, SicinoHeraclia, Chiero, Pyra|
|Publisher, Year||Venice, 1528-1565|
|Plate Size||8.4 x 14.6 cm (3.3 x 5.7 inches)|
|Sheet Size||30.0 x 20.7 cm (11.8 x 8.1 inches)|
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