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Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea, the Black Sea, and the northern coast of Africa.

Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea, the Black Sea, and the northern coast of Africa.

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Creator: Comberford, Nicholas, -1673, cartographer.
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Date: [1647]
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Description:
Title devised by cataloger.
Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines.
"Made by Nicholas Comberford dwelling neare to the way end of the school house at the signe of the Platt in Radcliffe, anno 1647."
Pen-and-ink in black, red, blue, green, yellow and gold.
Contains two and a half compass roses and four listings of indexed names.
Decoration: city views with banners.
Scale "containeth one hundreth English leagues after twentie to a degree."
Physical Description:
1 map on 4 sheets : manuscript, color, vellum ; sheets 49 x 23 cm or smaller
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Scale approximately 1:3,421,440
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 16823432
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