FEATURED OBJECTInsularium illustratum
The Insularium illustratum was created by Henricus Martellus Germanus, c.1470. The place of creation is unknown. A coloured map of the world, it is drawn on vellum on a plane scale, to illustrate the depiction of Pius II. This digitized map from the British Library collection is bound by dark brown leather over wooden boards, spine recovered, with marks from lost bosses and two clasps.
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