Bequest of Henry C. Taylor, 1971. Binding: Original limp vellum. On the spine is written "G***ctrica MSS". On the rear cover are a pen-drawing, upside-down, of the same decorative device as on f. 2r, and a sketch of city gates. Bound in limp vellum with d
Sometimes called an "Isolario," contains colored drawings of the islands and coastal regions of the Mediterranean -- and also a map of the world. Manuscript on paper made by an unknown Venetian mathematician, astronomer and cartographer. This manuscript is highly interesting for the excellent drawings of contemporary Mediterranean sailing-ships.
Atlases--Early works to 1800 Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval Manuscript maps Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library Sailing ships--Pictorial works
Islands of the Mediterranean
Archives or Manuscripts
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Beinecke MS 561
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Isolario. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
Number of Pages: 70
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