Map [Portolan atlas of 9 charts and a world map, etc.]. Portolan atlas containing 10 maps
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- [Portolan atlas of 9 charts and a world map, etc.].
- Portolan atlas containing 10 maps
- Agnese, Battista, active 16th century.
Created / Published
- [ca. 1544]
- - Earth
- World atlases
- Manuscript maps
- Early maps
- Portolan charts
- - Pen-and-ink and watercolor, on vellum.
- - Each double-page illumination is 21 x 29 cm. Compass rose on inside back cover.
- - Dedicated to Hieronymus Ruffault, Abbot of St. Vaast.
- - Title provided by cataloger.
- - "Maps 1, 2, and 10 show America. No. 1 shows the Gulf of California which Ulloa discovered in 1539. On the same map Yucatan is shown as an island, and the east and west coasts of North and South America are only partially shown. On no. 2, the east coasts of North and South America are shown in their entirety and the west coasts only partially. Clumps of trees in green and gold are shown on no. 1, near the Noluccas, and on no. 2, in the Brazilian region of South America. The oval world map (no. 10) shows Magellan's route around the world and a route from Spain to Peru. The 12 wind cherubs on this map are named." -- Ristow and Skelton, Nautical charts on vellum in the Library of Congress, 1977.
- - LC Nautical charts on vellum, 5
- - Rosenthal 1914, 1884
- - Ruge 1916, p. 17-18
- - Wagner 1931, 33
- - Skelton, 19
- - LC Luso-Hispanic World, 6
- - List of geographical atlases in the Library of Congress, 5914
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
- 1 ms. atlas (15 leaves) : col. ; 26 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- G1001 .A4 1544
- Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
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Agnese, Battista, Active 16Th Century. Portolan Atlas of 9 Charts and a World Map, Etc.  Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/98687206/.
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Agnese, B. (1544) Portolan Atlas of 9 Charts and a World Map, Etc. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98687206/.
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Agnese, Battista, Active 16Th Century. Portolan Atlas of 9 Charts and a World Map, Etc.  Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/98687206/>.