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Map [Portolan atlas of the Mediterranean Sea, northwest Europe, and northwest Africa]

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Title

  • [Portolan atlas of the Mediterranean Sea, northwest Europe, and northwest Africa]

Names

  • Scotto, Giacomo, active 1589-1592, cartographer.

Created / Published

  • [Civita Vecchia?] : Jacobus Scottus, [approximately 1590]

Contents

  • [1. Northwest Europe, from Denmark to Brittany, and the British Isles] -- [2. Northwest Africa] -- [3. The Iberian Peninsula, with western France and the coast of Morocco] -- [4. Western Mediterranean] -- [5. Central Mediterranean, with Italy] -- [6 & 7. Eastern Mediterranean, from the Atlantic Ocean to Palestine] -- [8. Black Sea].

Headings

  • -  Coasts--Mediterranean Sea--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Coasts--Black Sea--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Coasts--Europe, Western--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Coasts--Africa, North--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Mediterranean Sea--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Black Sea--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Mediterranean Sea
  • -  Black Sea
  • -  Europe, Western
  • -  Africa, North

Genre

  • Manuscript maps
  • Portolan charts
  • Early maps
  • Atlases

Notes

  • -  Title supplied by cataloger.
  • -  Pen-and-ink on vellum.
  • -  Statement of responsibility from leaf 8, the map of the Black Sea.
  • -  Bound in red velvet.
  • -  LC Nautical charts on vellum, 11
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Purchase; Ludwig Rosenthal, Munich; 1914.

Medium

  • 1 manuscript atlas (8 leaves) : color maps, vellum ; 27 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G1782.M4P5 S3 1590

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2020587729

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Scotto, Giacomo, Active , Cartographer. Portolan atlas of the Mediterranean Sea, northwest Europe, and northwest Africa. [Civita Vecchia?: Jacobus Scottus, approximately, 1590] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2020587729/.

APA citation style:

Scotto, G. (1590) Portolan atlas of the Mediterranean Sea, northwest Europe, and northwest Africa. [Civita Vecchia?: Jacobus Scottus, approximately] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2020587729/.

MLA citation style:

Scotto, Giacomo, Active , Cartographer. Portolan atlas of the Mediterranean Sea, northwest Europe, and northwest Africa. [Civita Vecchia?: Jacobus Scottus, approximately, 1590] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2020587729/>.