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Kemâliyle nakş olunmuş cümle cihan numûnesi /

Kemâliyle nakş olunmuş cümle cihan numûnesi /

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Summary

Relief shown pictorially.
Text states the map was translated into Turkish in 967 (Oct. 1559 to Sept. 1560).
Map based on Oronce Fine's cordiform map of 1534, according to Shirley's Mapping of the world, 1993.
Hâci Ahmed is probably a pseudonym, possibly of Michele Membré and Nicolò Cambi.
One of 24 impressions printed in 1795 from six woodcut blocks when found in the archives of the Council of Ten in Venice.
Map printed on 10 sheets pasted together.
Includes ill., including 2 celestial hemispheres and an illustration of an armillary sphere.
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Acquisitions control no. 2000-73

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Date

01/01/1795
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Contributors

Hâcı Ahmed, active 16th century.
Fine, Oronce, 1494-1555.
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Source

Library of Congress
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