"Britanicae Insulae", Magini and Porro
Period: 1596 (published)
Publication: Geographicae Universae…
Color: Black & White
6.8 x 5.5 inches
17.3 x 14 cm
This little map of Britain is the first to show a river bridge at London. It is a charming example of Italian mapmaking with a variety of sea monsters in the stipple engraved sea and fine italic script lettering. Latin text on verso and accompanied by an additional page of text.
References: Moreland & Bannister p. 211; Shirley (MCC-95) #192.
There a few light spots in the blank margins, else fine with a dark impression.