Rare map of the Cape Verde Islands by Benedetto Bordone. Shows the Cape Verde Islands with parts of the Iberian Peninsula. On verso a map of Brittany (Bretagne). 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||[Cape Verde Island, Bretagne]|
|Publisher, Year||Venice, 1528-1565|
|Plate Size||8.3 x 14.7 cm (3.3 x 5.8 inches)|
|Sheet Size||30.0 x 20.7 cm (11.8 x 8.1 inches)|
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