Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea, the North Atlantic Ocean, the Black Sea, and the northwestern African coast. – Yale University Library

Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea, the North Atlantic Ocean, the Black Sea, and the northwestern African coast.

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Description

Title Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea, the North Atlantic Ocean, the Black Sea, and the northwestern African coast. Creator Abenzara, Judah. Published / Created [1505] Copyright Date [1505] Publication Place [Tsefat, Israel] : Description Contains six compass roses.
Decoration: city views with banners; five side-view portraits.
Imperfect: chipped along left, bottom and top edge, with some loss of map.
Includes four bar scales.
Pen-and-ink in black, red, blue and green.
Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines.
Title devised by cataloger. Extent 1 map : manuscript, color, vellum ; 68 x 106 cm

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