Antique map of Iceland. Printed in Venice by S. Galignani, G. Porro circa 1575.

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Description

Attractive copper engraved map of Iceland from the famous "L'isole piu famose del Mondo" of T. Porcacci. The map was engraved by Girolamo Porro, and first printed 1572 in Venice.

Details

CartographerTomaso Porcacchi
TitleIslanda
Publisher, YearS. Galignani, G. Porro, Venice, circa 1575
Plate Size11.0 x 14.7 cm (4.3 x 5.8 inches)
Sheet Size28.5 x 19.5 cm (11.2 x 7.7 inches)

Condition

Minor brown spot left to the cartouch. Excellent conditions.

Cartographer

Tomaso Porcacchi was an Italian mapmaker and geographer based in Venice. He published L'isole piu famose del Mondo from 1572 onwards with beautiful island maps engraved by Girolamo Porro.

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Tomaso Porcacchi: Islanda.
Antique map of Iceland. Printed in Venice by S. Galignani, G. Porro circa 1575.

Iceland - Porcacchi, Tomaso - Islanda

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