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Map Mapamondi.

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  • Mapamondi.


  • Cresques, Abraham, -1387.
  • Bibliothèque nationale de France.

Created / Published

  • Barcelona : [s.n.], 1959.


  • -  Atlases--Early works to 1800--Facsimiles
  • -  Nautical charts--Early works to 1800
  • -  Geography, Medieval--Early works to 1800
  • -  Manuscripts, Catalan--Facsimiles
  • -  Early maps--Facsimiles
  • -  Earth


  • -  Relief and depths shown pictorially.
  • -  Title from first word of descriptive text on first facsim. leaf.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  In Catalan; introd.; uncaptioned in Spanish by J. Vernet and D. Romano.
  • -  Traditionally attributed to A. Cresques, with the possible collaboration of his son, J. Cresques.
  • -  Facsim. of the 1375 ed. of the Catalan atlas, slightly reduced, in the Bibliothèque Nationale, known as "Atlas catalan de 1375."
  • -  Issued as portfolio.
  • -  Illuminated by hand in color and gold leaf.


  • 1 atlas (1 leaf, 6 leaves of plates) : col. maps ; 69 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G1001 .C7 1959


  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540 to 4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2010587630

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Cresques, Abraham, -1387, and Bibliothèque Nationale De France. Mapamondi. [Barcelona: S.N, 1959] Map.

APA citation style:

Cresques, A. & Bibliothèque Nationale De France. (1959) Mapamondi. [Barcelona: S.N] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Cresques, Abraham, -1387, and Bibliothèque Nationale De France. Mapamondi. [Barcelona: S.N, 1959] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.