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Robert Dudley: Carta Particolare del mare Mediterraneo

Map: MED2231
 
Cartographer: Robert Dudley
Title: Carta Particolare del mare Mediterraneo
Date: 1646
Published: Florence
Width: 29 inches / 74 cm
Height: 19 inches / 49 cm
Map ref: MED2231
Description:
This magnificent chart of the Balearics is the first sea chart of Mallorca, Minorca, Ibiza and the Eastern coast of Spain on Mercator's Projection. Dudley's work, "Dell Arcano del Mare" is seen as one of the great advances in geography, being the first atlas of charts on drawn on Mercator's Projection to cover the whole world. A very important map. (SL) [MED2231]