[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the west coast of Spain and Portugal]
Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines. Title devised by cataloguer. Fragmentary signature on upper right portion leading into neck reads "Io Placid...". Oriented with north to the right (indicated by fleurs-de-lys). Contains 10 small and 4 large compass roses centered on Sicily. LC Nautical charts on vellum, 14. Pen-and-ink and goauche, with traces of gilding. Includes 2 scale bars (unidentified units),...
[Chart of the Mediterranean, the coast of Portugal, and the northwest coast of Africa]
Title devised by cataloguer. Oriented with north to the right. Contains 16 wind roses. Creator could be Giovanni Battista Cavallini, his son Pietro, or the Cavallini workshop. LC Nautical charts on vellum, 20. Pen-and-ink and goauche. Includes 3 bar scales in unidentified units and many illustrations throughout. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.