Map 1. Eastern Mediterranean

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Title
[Portolan atlas of the Mediterranean Sea, western Europe, and the northwest coast of Africa].
Contributor Names
Oliva, Joan, active 1580-1615.
Created / Published
[ca. 1590]
Contents
[1. Eastern Mediterranean] -- [2. Central Mediterranean] -- [3. Western Europe and the British Isles] -- [4. Northwest Africa] -- [5. World map drawn on an oval projection].
Subject Headings
-  Nautical charts--Early works to 1800
-  Nautical charts--Mediterranean Region--Early works to 1800
-  Atlases, Spanish--Early works to 1800
-  Manuscript maps--Early works to 1800
-  Earth
Notes
-  Title supplied by cataloger.
-  Attributed to Joan Oliva by John Wolter in A portolan atlas of the Mediterranean Sea and western European waters, with a world map, 1987.
-  Pen-and-ink and watercolor on vellum. World map painted on paper affixed to vellum.
-  Six blank paper pages precede and follow the 10 vellum pages of maps. Circular watermarks on pp. [3] and [19].
-  Bound in contemporary tooled and gilded vellum covers.
-  Accompanied by 4 pieces of a Latin manuscript on vellum removed from the spine during conservation.
-  LC Nautical charts on vellum, 8.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
1 ms. atlas ([22] p.) : col. ill., col. maps, vellum ; 29 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G1059 .O4 1590
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3201pm.gct00065
Library of Congress Control Number
2005634035
Online Format
online text
image
Description
Title supplied by cataloger. Attributed to Joan Oliva by John Wolter in A portolan atlas of the Mediterranean Sea and western European waters, with a world map, 1987. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on vellum. World map painted on paper affixed to vellum. Six blank paper pages precede and follow the 10 vellum pages of maps. Circular watermarks on pp. [3] and [19]. Bound in contemporary tooled and gilded vellum covers. Accompanied by 4 pieces of a Latin manuscript on vellum removed from the spine during conservation. LC Nautical charts on vellum, 8. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2005634035
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Oliva, Joan, Active. [Portolan atlas of the Mediterranean Sea, western Europe, and the northwest coast of Africa]. [1590] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2005634035/. (Accessed July 23, 2017.)

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Oliva, J. (1590) [Portolan atlas of the Mediterranean Sea, western Europe, and the northwest coast of Africa]. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2005634035/.

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Oliva, Joan, Active. [Portolan atlas of the Mediterranean Sea, western Europe, and the northwest coast of Africa]. [1590] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/2005634035/>.