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Zeno, Niccolò, 1515–1565
De i commentarii del viaggio in Persia di m. Caterino Zeno il K. & delle guerre fatte nell' imperio persiano, dal tempo di Vssuncassano in quà libri due : Et dello scoprimento dell'isole Frislanda, Eslanda, Engrouelanda, Estotilanda, & Icaria, fatto sotto il Polo artico, da due fratelli Zeni, m. Nicolò il K. e m. Antonio. Libro vno. Con vn disegno particolare di tutte le dette parte di Tramontana da lor scoperte.
In Venetia : Per Francesco Marcolini, MDLVIII [1558]
Physical Description:
58 leaves, [1] folded leaf of plates : ill. (1 map) ; 16 cm (8vo)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
G480 .Z46 1558
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
BEIN Taylor 125: Bookplate: J.C. MacCoy. Carta da navegar (26 x 36 cm., on sheet 32 x 40 cm., folded to 16 x 9 cm.) bound in following leaf G10.
Compilation attributed to Nicolò Zeno the Younger.
"The designation Estotilanda & Droga have been tentatively identified as referring to Labrador & Newfoundland"--Alden, J.E. European Americana.
Signatures: A-F⁸ G¹⁰.
Reprinted in Ramusio, Navigationi et viaggi. 2. ed. 1574, v.2.
The second part of this title was supposedly compiled by Niccolò Zeno, the younger, and not by Marcolini, as thought earlier.
Leaf 7 (first numbered leaf) misnumbered 6.
Errata on leaf A6r.
Woodcut printer's device with inscription "Veritas" on t.p., and repeated in a different form on leaf G10v.
Register of signatures on leaf G10v.
The folded map is a woodcut.
Woodcut historiated initials.
European Americana, 558/44
Church, E.D. Catalogue of books relating to the discovery and early history of North and South America, 110
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 106317
Map: Carta da navegar / de Nicolo et Antonio Zeni Furono III [i.e. in] tramontana lano, MCCCLXXX. [1558?]. [Scale not given].
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in gilt-tooled red morocco; marbled end-papers.
Subject Terms:
America -- Discovery and exploration -- Italian -- Early works to 1800.
Greenland -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.
Iran -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
McCoy, James Comly, 1862-1934 -- Bookplate.
Maps in books.
Zeno, Antonio, -approximately 1405.
Zeno, Niccolò, -approximately 1395.
Marcolini, Francesco, approximately 1500-approximately 1559, publisher.
IIIF Manifest:

Wilde Americk - Discovery and Exploration of the New World, 1500-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 2001-09-27 - 2001-09-27) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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