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16th century woodcut map of Corsica

Stock No. 21495 Category: Tags: , Cartographer: ALBERTI, Leandro.

L'Isola di Corsica
Venice: Altobello Salicato, 1588. Woodcut. Sheet 255 x 185mm.

£600

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A scarce map of Corsica, published in Father Leandro Alberti's 'Isole Appartenenti alla Italia', a description of the islands of Italy
Leandro Alberti (1479-1552), a Dominican friar from Bologna, was a historian and author, writing biographies of famous Dominicans and histories of Bologna and Venice. His 'Isole' was first published in 1550 without maps, as the second part of his 'Descrizione d'Italia'.

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Dimensions 185 × 255 mm
Cartographer

Date

1588

Extra Info

L'Isola di Corsica

Publication

Venice: Altobello Salicato, 1588. Woodcut. Sheet 255 x 185mm.

Condition

A good example.

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