Maps [Portolan atlas of 9 charts and a world map, etc. Dedicated to Hieronymus Ruffault, Abbot of St. Vaast].

Format Maps
Contributors Agnese, Battista
Dates 1544
Location Earth
Language Latin
Subjects Early Works to 1800
Nautical Charts
World Maps, Manuscript
[Portolan atlas of 9 charts and a world map, etc. Dedicated to Hieronymus Ruffault, Abbot of St. Vaast].
Contributor Names
Agnese, Battista, active 16th century.
Created / Published
[ca. 1544]
Subject Headings
-  World maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
-  Nautical charts--Early works to 1800
-  Earth
-  Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on vellum.
-  Each double-page illumination (col. diagrs., col. maps) 21 x 29 cm. Compass rose on inside back cover.
-  "Maps 1, 2, and 10 show America. No. 1 shows the Gulf of California which Ulloa discovered in 1539. On the same map Yucatan is shown as an island, and the east and west coasts of North and South America are only partially shown. On no. 2, the east coasts of North and South America are shown in their entirety and the west coasts only partially. Clumps of trees in green and gold are shown on no. 1, near the Noluccas, and on no. 2, in the Brazilian region of South America. The oval world map (no. 10) shows Magellan's route around the world and a route from Spain to Peru. The 12 wind cherubs on this map are named." -- Ristow and Skelton, Nautical charts on vellum in the Library of Congress, 1977.
-  LC Nautical charts on vellum, 5
-  Rosenthal 1914, 1884
-  Ruge 1916, p. 17-18
-  Wagner 1931, 33
-  Skelton , 19
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Vault
1 ms. atlas (15 leaves) : col. ; 26 cm.
Call Number
G1001 .A4 1544
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
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