Collection ID: 0001 | Metadata type: TEI

LJS 28 Portolan atlas

Title

Portolan atlas

Authors

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Call number

LJS 28
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

Alternate identifiers

Publisher

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Language

Italian

Origin

Written in Venice between 1535 and 1538.
Date
between 1535 and 1538
Place
Venice

Summary

7 double-page navigational maps marked with place names and rhumb-lines.

Notes

Extent

8 leaves : 398 x 290 mm. bound to 430 x 298 mm. (double-page map size 290 x 580 mm.)

Support

Parchment

Binding

Contemporary Venetian goatskin over wooden boards with blind and gilt tooling.

Decoration

7 double-page maps, with coastlines in colored washes of yellow, red, blue, or green; islands filled in with blue, green, red, or gold; rhumb-lines in red and brown; and decorative compass roses on most maps.

Script

  • Place names written in a Gothic book script by at least 2 hands.
  • Provenance

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    Front cover
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    Fol. Inside front cover-1r
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    Decoration: Bookplate, Inside front cover
    Decoration: Owner note, Inside front cover

    Fol. 1v-2r
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    Section: Britain and northwestern Europe, f. 1v-2r

    Fol. 2v-3r
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    Section: Western Mediterranean, f. 2v-3r

    Fol. 3v-4r
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    Section: Eastern Mediterranean, f. 3v-4r

    Fol. 4v-5r
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    Section: Sea of Marmara, Black Sea, Sea of Azov, f. 4v-5r

    Fol. 5v-6r
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    Section: Adriatic Sea, f. 5v-6r

    Fol. 6v-7r
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    Section: Aegean Sea, f. 6v-7r

    Fol. 7v-8r
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    Section: World, f. 7v-8r

    Fol. 8v-Inside back cover
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    Back cover
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    Spine
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