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Auction 118, Lot 837

"S. Lorenzo", Porcacchi, Tomaso

Subject: Madagascar

Period: 1590 (circa)

Publication: l'Isole Piu Famose del Mondo

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5.5 x 4 inches
14 x 10.2 cm

This is a charming map of the island of Madagascar embellished with a decorative title cartouche, fanciful sea monsters, and a compass rose. Printed on a full page with Italian text (5.6 x 9.5").

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Condition: A

Estimate: $230 - $275

Sold for: $170

Closed on 3/6/2007

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