[between 1560 and 1564]
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Bound in limp vellum with drawing on back cover.
Script: Written by one hand in Gothico-Humanistic Cursive, which in the maps alternates with Capitalis. Headings in Capitalis inscribed on scrolls or tablets.
Maps, borders and decorations in colours. Clumsily drawn human and animal figures.
Binding: Original limp vellum. On the spine is written "G***ctrica MSS". On the rear cover are a pen-drawing, upside-down, of the same decorative device as on f. 2r, and a sketch of city gates.
Bequest of Henry C. Taylor, 1971.
Sometimes called an "Isolario," contains colored drawings of the islands and coastal regions of the Mediterranean -- and also a map of the world.
Manuscript on paper made by an unknown Venetian mathematician, astronomer and cartographer. This manuscript is highly interesting for the excellent drawings of contemporary Mediterranean sailing-ships.
ff. 63 : paper ; 310 x 210 mm.
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