Rare map of Madeira by Benedetto Bordone. On verso a map of the Canary Islands with the coast of Africa. 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||[Madeira and Canary Islands]|
|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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