Rare map of the Greek island of Rhodos (Ρόδος) in the Aegean Sea by Benedetto Bordone. Below a map of Symi (Σύμη) und Nimos (Νίμος) with the coast of Asia Minor. 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||Rhodo, Simie, Scogi di S. Paulo, Asia minore|
|Publisher, Year||Venice, 1528-1565|
|Plate Size||8.4 x 14.5 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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