Antique Maps by Tomaso Porcacchi (*1530 - 1585)

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.
  • 1575 - Tomaso Porcacchi

    Tomaso Porcacchi:  Islanda

    S. Galignani, G. Porro, Venice, circa 1575

    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.


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

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