Nautical chart of Mediteranean Sea and Europe ...
|Autore: Joannes Oliva
Nautical chart of Mediteranean Sea and Europe, including the British Isles and Scandinavia.
Parchment, f. 1 (full skin); 730 × 1140 (675 × 850) mm. Border is an alternating black and red band.
Black and red ink for nomenclature in a minuscule script with area names in display script; land masses outlined in color, islands painted silver, red, or green; 9 compass roses (many elaborately drawn); usual 32 rhumb line network in black, red, and green ink for the principal directions; latitude scale numbered from 18° to 66° forming left border of chart (with Azores outside), no longitude; 2 unnumbered scales of distance framed in scroll designs; highly decorated with figures of sovereigns, coats of arms, vignettes of cities with banners, animals, trees, ships, and a crucifixion scene which fills the triangular projection at the left.