Map [Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea and western part of the Black Sea] ; [Portolan chart of the Aegean Sea and part of the Mediterranean Sea including Crete] Portolan chart of the Aegean Sea and part of the Mediterranean Sea including Crete / Mediterranean Sea charts 1640

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Title
[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea and western part of the Black Sea] ; [Portolan chart of the Aegean Sea and part of the Mediterranean Sea including Crete]
Other Title
Portolan chart of the Aegean Sea and part of the Mediterranean Sea including Crete
Mediterranean Sea charts 1640
Contributor Names
Cavallini, Giovanni Battista, active 1630-1669, cartographer.
Created / Published
1640.
Subject Headings
-  Nautical charts--Mediterranean Region--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Nautical charts--Black Sea Region--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Nautical charts--Aegean Sea Region--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Mediterranean Region
-  Black Sea Region
-  Aegean Sea Region
Genre
Portolan charts
Manuscript maps
Early maps
Notes
-  Shows names of harbors along the coastlines of the Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea, and adjoining waters.
-  Relief shown pictorially on the Mediterranean Sea chart.
-  Statement of attribution from the Aegean Sea chart.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Titles devised by cataloguer.
-  Aegean Sea chart oriented with north to the right.
-  The 2 charts are half-joined at the cover spine.
-  Includes color drawings of cities, flags, illustration of Christ on the cross, and numerous compass roses.
-  Two circular insets in the Mediterranean chart: America [north and south] -- Europa, Asia, Africa.
Medium
2 manuscript maps : color, on vellum ; each 46 x 80 cm, folded to 48 x 83 cm, in oak-board cover 51 x 42 x 3 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G5672.M4P5 1640 .C3
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g5672m.ct007662a
https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g5672m.ct007662b
Library of Congress Control Number
2016586563
Language
Italian
Latin
Online Format
image
Description
Shows names of harbors along the coastlines of the Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea, and adjoining waters. Relief shown pictorially on the Mediterranean Sea chart. Statement of attribution from the Aegean Sea chart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Titles devised by cataloguer. Aegean Sea chart oriented with north to the right. The 2 charts are half-joined at the cover spine. Includes color drawings of cities, flags, illustration of Christ on the cross, and numerous compass roses. Two circular insets in the Mediterranean chart: America [north and south] -- Europa, Asia, Africa.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2016586563
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Chicago citation style:

Cavallini, Giovanni Battista, Active , Cartographer. Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea and western part of the Black Sea ; Portolan chart of the Aegean Sea and part of the Mediterranean Sea including Crete. 1640. Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2016586563/.

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Cavallini, G. B. (1640) Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea and western part of the Black Sea ; Portolan chart of the Aegean Sea and part of the Mediterranean Sea including Crete. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2016586563/.

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Cavallini, Giovanni Battista, Active , Cartographer. Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea and western part of the Black Sea ; Portolan chart of the Aegean Sea and part of the Mediterranean Sea including Crete. 1640. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2016586563/>.

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