L'Isole piu famose del Mondo

Tomaso Porcacchi (*1530 - 1585)
Copper engraving of a title page. Printed in Venice by Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro in 1572.

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Description

Skillful engraved title page of the first edition of Tomaso Porcacchi's atlas L'Isole piu famose del Mondo published 1572 in Venezia.

Details

CartographerTomaso Porcacchi
TitleL'Isole piu famose del Mondo
Publisher, YearSimon Galignani, Girolamo Porro, Venice, 1572
Plate Size25.5 x 16.5 cm (10.0 x 6.5 inches)
Sheet Size27.0 x 19.7 cm (10.6 x 7.8 inches)

Condition

Trimmed at the bottom along the plate mark, a small wormhole backed. Very good condition.

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: L'Isole piu famose del Mondo.
Copper engraving of a title page. Printed in Venice by Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro in 1572.

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