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Benedetto Bordone
Benedetto Bordone
Inghiterra secondo tolomeo
BORDONE, Benedetto1528
Inghilterra secondo tolomeo / Tavola secondo moderni (verso) BENEDETTO BORDONE Venice 1528 First edition very rare A very early woodblock map of the British Isles by the 16th cent illuminator and wood engraver from an atlas of the known islands of the world according to Ptolemy. Scotland turns on its side and directional lines mark the eight winds. On the reverse is a ‘modern’ map of the same region. Shirley 20 pl.14. very rare
condition: Very Good +
binding: Mounted


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