Rare map of the Greek island of Kos (Κως) in the Aegean Sea from Benedetto Bordone. On verso the map of Fournoi and Leipsoi. 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.
|Title||Lango, Colipo, Molini, Arangia, Fornoli, Lipso, Crusia, Mandria|
|Publisher, Year||Venice, 1528-1565|
|Plate Size||8.5 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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