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Planisphere of Cantino Notebook
A planisphere drawn in 1502, that shows recently found lands by the Portuguese and the meridian of the Treaty of Tordesilhas.
Terra Lusa notebooks have cardboard cover, A5 (15 x 21cm) format, plane inner paper with 80gr, 200 pages, elastic band, satin bookmark and a back pocket
14 in stock
Known as Planisfério de Cantino, as it was commissioned in Lisbon by Alberto Cantino, ambassador of the Duke of Ferrara. Drawn in 1502, it shows recently found lands by the Portuguese as well as the oldest known cartographic representation of Brazil. The meridian of the Treaty of Tordesilhas, wich divided the discovered world into Portugal and the Kingdoms of Castile and Aragon is also represented. The original planisphere is in Italy, in the Estense Library of Modena.
TTerra Lusa presents itself with several collections where each reference is a tribute to Portuguese Cultural Heritage.
800 Years of History, Culture and Tradition inspired the design of the various products in which quality allies with contemporary design