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Sir Robert Dudley, self-styled Duke of Northumberland and Earl of Warwick (1573-1649), editor, Anotonio Francesco Lucini (born 1610)
Sir Robert Dudley, self-styled Duke of Northumberland and Earl of Warwick (1573-1649), editor, Anotonio Francesco Lucini (born 1610)

NOVA ZEMBLA: Carta Particolare della Costa di nuova Zembla, etched sea chart, with margins, a vertical central fold, lesser defects

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Sir Robert Dudley, self-styled Duke of Northumberland and Earl of Warwick (1573-1649), editor, Anotonio Francesco Lucini (born 1610)
NOVA ZEMBLA: Carta Particolare della Costa di nuova Zembla, etched sea chart, with margins, a vertical central fold, lesser defects
platemark 48 x 74 cm.; and a 17th Century sea chart of the same, handcoloured (2)

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(1) This chart is from Dudley's Dell' Arcano dell Mare, first published by Francesco Onofrio, Florence, 1646-7, which was the first marine atlas with all maps drawn on Mercator projections.

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