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Early woodcut map of Corfu

BORDONE, Benedetto.

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Venice, 1528. Woodcut, image 85 x 145mm, set in Italian text.

Worm hole in margin otherwise a very fine example.

One of the first printed maps of Corfu, published in the first edition of the 'Libro di Benedetto Bordone', better known as Bordone's 'Isolario'. On the reverse is a map of Paxos.
Despite the six editions between 1528-1562 these maps are rare on the market.

ZACHARAKIS: 482.
Stock ID : 18840

£450

£450

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Stock Id :18840

Download Image

Early woodcut map of Corfu

BORDONE, Benedetto.

Corphu...
Venice, 1528. Woodcut, image 85 x 145mm, set in Italian text.

Worm hole in margin otherwise a very fine example.

One of the first printed maps of Corfu, published in the first edition of the 'Libro di Benedetto Bordone', better known as Bordone's 'Isolario'. On the reverse is a map of Paxos.
Despite the six editions between 1528-1562 these maps are rare on the market.

ZACHARAKIS: 482.
Stock ID : 18840

£450

£450