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Lot 18
By: Tomaso Porcacchi
Subject: World
Date: 1620 (circa)

Publication: L'Isole Piu Famose del Mondo…

Condition Code: B+

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Color: uncolored

Size: 5.6 x 4.1 inches
         14.3 x 10.5 cm


    This nautical world map, engraved by Girolamo Porro, was one of two world maps included in Porcacchi's popular pocket-sized atlas. It covers most of the world, excluding far eastern Asia and the western coast of North America; thus alluding to a connection between the two. The Terra Incognita landmass dominates the bottom of the map. The handsome map is filled with rhumb lines and the seas are fully stippled. On a full sheet of Italian text measuring 8.3 x 11.7".

Condition Description: There is some printer's ink residue in the text above the map and light scattered foxing and soiling mostly confined to the blank margins.

Ref: Shirley #128; Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #191-47.

Estimate:
$400.00 - $475.00


Sold for: $200.00

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