Oval map of the world


Oval map of the world

Item Information

Title:
Oval map of the world
Creator:
Bordon, Benedetto, 1450-1530
Contributor:
Zoppino, Nicolò, active 1508-1544
Date:
[1528]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Phillips Academy Andover
Collection (local):
Sidney R. Knafel Map Collection at Phillips Academy, Andover MA
Subjects:
World maps--Early works to 1800
Publisher:
[Venice] : [N. d'Aristotile detto Zoppino]
Notes (citation):
Shirley, R.W. Mapping the world, 59
Notes:
Early map of known world with text in Italian below the bottom neat line.
Relief shown pictorially.
Text on verso includes a portion of the key to areas on the map. and ends with "DD".
Includes lines of latitude and names equator, Cancer and Capricorn.
Includes lines of longitude, but no prime meridian.
Diagonal lines indicate northwest, northeast, southeast, and southwest.
From Bordon's Isolario.
Extent:
1 map : hand col. ; 22 x 38 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:125,000,000]
Language:
Italian
Identifier:
1324
Terms of Use:
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