World map


World map

Item Information

Title:
World map
Creator:
Silvani, Bernardo
Contributor:
Pencio, Jacopo, active 1486-1530
Date:
1511
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:
Venetiis : Per Iacobum Pentium de Leucho
Notes (citation):
Shirley, R. Mapping of the world, 32
Suarez, T. Shedding the veil, 14
Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger.
Cordiform projection.
Map is printed in two colors, red and black.
Outer map border shows decorative windheads and zodiacal signs.
Appears in Ptolemy's Geographia, edited by Bernard Sylvanus. Venetiis : Per Iacobum Pentium de Leucho, anno Domini 1511.
The author's name is often given as Bernard Sylvanus (see Shirley entry 32, plate 35) or Bernardus Sylvanus.
Extent:
1 map : col. ; 43 x 57 cm.
Scale:
Scale not given
Language:
Latin
Identifier:
1423
Call #:
G.400.22
Terms of Use:
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