Atlas of the islands in the Eastern Mediterranean (Isolario), etc.

Published/Created:
Venice,
[between 1560 and 1564]
Physical Description:
ff. 63 : paper ; 310 x 210 mm.
Notes:
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
Abstract:
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.
Topics:
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
Topics:
Islands of the Mediterranean
Language:
Italian
Genre:
Manuscripts
Maps
Format:
Mixed Material
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 561
Orbis Record:
9612469
Orbis Barcode:
39002091547407
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
11551533
Citation:
Isolario. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
2026670
PID:
digcoll:3430689

Number of Pages: 70
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