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THE TRUE DESCRIPTION OF CAIRO: A SIXTEENTH-CENTURY VENETIAN VIEW. Nicholas Warner. Arcadian Library, London, 2006. Studies in the Arcadian Library, 2. Published in association with Oxford University Press. Three volumes. 33 x 25 cm. Vol. 1: 216 pp. with 57 col. ills. ISBN 0197144039, ISBN-13: 9780197714409 Vol. 2: 240 pp. with 88 ills. ISBN 0197144047, ISBN-13: 9780197144046 Vol. 3: one folded map, boxed. ISBN 0197144055, ISBN-13: 9780197144053 ISBN 0197144063 In English.
ISBN-13: 978-0-19-714406-0 Provides an in-depth study of a monumental bird's-eye view of Cairo produced in 1549 by Venetian print maker Matteo Pagano (1515-1581) along with a facsimile and translation of an accompanying Latin-text pamphlet attributed to French Orientalist Guillaume Postel (1510-1581) and a folded, full-size facsimile of the original woodcut view.
Artist(s):Pagano, Matteo
Indexing: Western, Europe — Italy — 1400-1600 — Graphic Arts (Prints)
Plans: 71
Worldwide Number: 121640
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