Maps [Portolan chart of the Mediterranean, the Black Sea, and the coasts of Europe and northwest Africa].

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Title
[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean, the Black Sea, and the coasts of Europe and northwest Africa].
Created / Published
[15--?]
Subject Headings
-  Seaports--Mediterranean Sea--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Mediterranean Sea--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Mediterranean Sea
Genre
Manuscript maps
Portolan charts
Early maps
Notes
-  Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines.
-  Title devised by cataloguer.
-  Contains 4 compass roses in a circle centered in Italy to the north of Rome and half of a fifth on the trimmed center left edge.
-  Pen-and ink in brown, red, and green, with possible traces of gilding. The chart appears to have been cropped at the left and possibly the right.
-  LC Nautical charts on vellum, 13.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
1 manuscript map : color, vellum ; 51 x 77 cm, matted and mounted between transparent lucite sheets 72 x 93 cm, sealed by tape at edges.
Call Number/Physical Location
G5672.M4P5 15-- .P6
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g5672m.ct003874
Library of Congress Control Number
2012586589
Online Format
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2012586589
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=2012586589&searchType=1&recCount=10
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