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Lot 565
By: Tomaso Porcacchi
Subject: Majorca
Date: 1576 (circa)

Publication: L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo

Condition Code: A+

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Color: uncolored

Size: 5.7 x 4.2 inches
         14.5 x 10.7 cm

    This graphic little map is one of the earliest separate maps of Majorca, first issued in 1572. The island is depicted with its major cities and is surrounded with a variety of fantastic sea monsters and adorned with a decorative title cartouche. A compass rose orients the map with southeast at top. Engraved by Girolamo Porro and printed on a full sheet (7.8 x 11.8") of Italian text.

Condition Description: Very minor marginal soiling.

Ref: King (2nd Ed.) p. 57-59; Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #187-9.

$240.00 - $300.00
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