Douce Atlas

Douce Atlas

Venice (Italy) — Ca. 1400

Douce Atlas

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Description
Douce Atlas

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Codicology

Size / Format
20 pages / 29.2 × 14.5 cm
Origin
Italy
Date
Ca. 1400
Style
Language
Script
Gothic Hybrida
Illustrations
7 maps and 2 double-page miniatures
Content
7 portolan charts of the eastern Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, and the Black Sea
Artist / School
Previous Owners
Francis Douce

Available facsimile editions:
Il manoscritto Douce 390 e 390*. Atlante Nautico Veneziano
Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana - Treccani – Rome, 2022
Limited Edition: 399 copies
Facsimile Editions

#1 Il manoscritto Douce 390 e 390*. Atlante Nautico Veneziano

Limited Edition: 399 copies
Binding: The facsimile comes in a wooden case covered with embossed leather that is embellished with floral motifs and three mottoes. It is a faithful reproduction of the original box in the Bodlein Library ( shelfmark Douce 390*).
Commentary: 1 volume by Andrew Dunning, Piero Falchetta, and Valentina Baradel
Language: Italian
1 volume: Exact reproduction of the original document (extent, color and size) Reproduction of the entire original document as detailed as possible (scope, format, colors). The binding may not correspond to the original or current document binding.
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