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Alessandro Falconi, Breve instruzione appartenente al Capitano de’ Vasselli Quadri
Alessandro Falconi, Breve instruzione appartenente al Capitano de’ Vasselli Quadri

Florence 1612
4; 23x16 cm
Florence, Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, Magl. 11.6.95, pl. 53A

Dedicated to Cosimo II, this treatise contains the navigation rules and directions for keeping the ship in perfect order. The plate on display shows some of the instruments necessary for navigation, such as the maps of the two hemispheres: austral and boreal.