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Map of Nile Valley
Ramusio, Giovanni Battista (1485-1557) (Author)
Gastaldi, Giacomo, ca. 1500-ca. 1565 (Cartographer)

Primo volvme delle navigationi et viaggi nel qval si contiene la descrittione dell' Africa, et del paese del Prete Ianni, con uarii uiaggi, dal mar Rosso à Calicut, & insin all'isole Molucche, doue nascono le spetierie, et la nauigatione attorno il mondo ...

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1550
Place: Venetia
Publisher: Appresso gli heredi di Lvcantonio Givnti
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KB+ 1550 (Ramusio, G. B. Primo volvme)
Voyages and travels
Nile River Valley
Content: Colophon: In Venetia nella stamperia de gli heredi di Luc 'Antonio Giunti, l'anno MDL nel mese di Maggio.
Content: Publisher's device on t.-p. and on verso of f. 405; initials.
Content: Signatures: *⁴, A-Z⁸, AA-DD⁸, EE⁶ (last leaf, blank? wanting)
Ownership: Lenox Copy 1.
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14368635
RLIN/OCLC: 36572190
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9489fe00-c607-012f-d154-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1485: Creator Born
  • 1550: Issued
  • 1557: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of Nile Valley" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1550. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8082df12-d5f1-b1f2-e040-e00a18064e4d

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of Nile Valley" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 2, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8082df12-d5f1-b1f2-e040-e00a18064e4d

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1550). Map of Nile Valley Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8082df12-d5f1-b1f2-e040-e00a18064e4d

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of Nile Valley