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.
  • 1572 - Tomaso Porcacchi

    Tomaso Porcacchi:  Islanda - Descrittione dell'Isola d'Islanda.

    Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro, Venice, 1572

    First edition of Porcacchi's very attractive and early map of Iceland. The first separate map of Iceland. This finely-executed map shows the the frozen sea around the island. With a compass rose...

    Islanda - Descrittione dell'Isola d'Islanda.
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    Antique map of Iceland. Printed in Venice by Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro in 1572.

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  • 1572 - Tomaso Porcacchi

    Tomaso Porcacchi:  Cipro - Descrittione dell'Isola di Cipro.

    Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro, Venice, 1572

    First edition of Porcacchi's very attractive and early map of Cyprus. One of the earliest obtainable separate maps of Cyprus. This finely-executed map shows the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. With...

    Cipro - Descrittione dell'Isola di Cipro.
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    Antique map of Cyprus. Printed in Venice by Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro in 1572.

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  • 1572 - Tomaso Porcacchi

    Tomaso Porcacchi:  Gotlandia - Descrittione dell'Isola di Gotlandia.

    Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro, Venice, 1572

    First edition of Porcacchi's very attractive and early map of Gotland, the largest island of Sweden. This finely-executed map shows the island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea and is one of the...

    Gotlandia - Descrittione dell'Isola di Gotlandia.
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    Antique map of Gotland. Printed in Venice by Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro in 1572.

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  • 1572 - Tomaso Porcacchi

    Tomaso Porcacchi:  Arcipelago - Descrittione dell'Arcipelago.

    Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro, Venice, 1572

    First edition of Porcacchi's very attractive and early map of Greece. This finely-executed map shows shows the southern part of Greece with the Aegean Sea and Crete. With a decorative title...

    Arcipelago - Descrittione dell'Arcipelago.
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    Antique map of Greece. Printed in Venice by Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro in 1572.

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  • 1572 - Tomaso Porcacchi

    Tomaso Porcacchi:  Malta - Descrittione dell'Isola di Malta.

    Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro, Venice, 1572

    First edition of Porcacchi's very attractive and early map of Malta. This finely-executed map shows the Mediterranean island of Malta with Valetta. Oriented to the southwest. With a compass rose, a...

    Malta - Descrittione dell'Isola di Malta.
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    Antique map of Malta. Printed in Venice by Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro in 1572.

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  • 1572 - Tomaso Porcacchi

    Tomaso Porcacchi:  Sicilia - Descrittione dell'Isola di Sicilia.

    Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro, Venice, 1572

    First edition of Porcacchi's very attractive and early map of Sicily (Sicilia). This finely-executed map shows the Mediterranean island of Sicily oriented to the north. With a compass rose, a...

    Sicilia - Descrittione dell'Isola di Sicilia.
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    Antique map of Sicily, Sicilia. Printed in Venice by Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro in 1572.

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  • 1572 - Tomaso Porcacchi

    Tomaso Porcacchi:  Minorica - Descrittione dell'Isola di Minorica.

    Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro, Venice, 1572

    First edition of Porcacchi's very attractive and early map of Minorca, Balearic Islands (Islas Baleares). This finely-executed map shows the Balearic island of Minorca oriented to the east. With a...

    Minorica - Descrittione dell'Isola di Minorica.
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    Antique map of Minorca, Balearic Islands. Printed in Venice by Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro in 1572.

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  • 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.

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

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