Isolario di Benedetto Bordone nel qual si ragiona di tutte l'isole del mondo, con li lor nomi antichi & moderni, historie, fauole, & modi del loro viuere, & in qual parte del mare stanno, & in qual parallelo & clima giaciono. Con la gionta del Monte del Oro nouamente ritrouato. Con il breue del papa et gratia & priuilegio della illustrissima Signoria di Venetia come in quelli appare.

Author
Bordon, Benedetto, 1450-1530 [Browse]
Uniform title
Format
Book
Language
Italian
Published/​Created
[Venice : Nicolo d'Aristotile, detto Zoppino, 1534]
Description
10 p.l., lxxiiii numb. l. illus. (maps, part double) 30 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Former owner
Getty AAT genre
Notes
  • Colophon: Impresse in Vinegia per Nicolo d'Aristotile, detto Zoppino, nel mese di giugno, del M.D.XXXIIII.
  • Title in red and black within ornamental border.
  • First published, Venice, 1528, under title: Libro di Benedetto Bordone. Nel qual si ragiona de tutte l'isole del mondo ...
  • Maps include double-page world map, the second to be drawn on an oval projection (21 x 36 cm.), on leaves preceding leaf , and a map of the North American continent on verso of leaf 6 (8 x 14 cm.)
  • Historic Maps copy has colophon: Impresse in Vinegia per Nicolo d'Aristotile, detto Zoppino, nel mese di Giugno, del M.D.XXVIII.
  • Historic Maps copy is mixed copy with title page and first gathering from second edition; the colophon is dated 1528 and the collation is that of the first edition.
  • Historic Maps copy contains contemporary marginalia.
Binding note
ExKa copy in brown goatskin ruled in gold and blind.
Provenance
  • ExKa copy has bookplate of Grenville Kane.
  • Historic Maps copy has bookplate of Map Division of Free Library of Philadelphia.
Source acquisition
Historic Maps copy acquired with matching funds provided by the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund; 2003.
References
  • Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world 50
  • Burden, P.D. Mapping of North America 8
LCCN
45046530
OCLC
8990487
Other views
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