Auction 134, Lot 543

"[Lot of 2] Arcipelago [and] Morea Penisola", Porcacchi, Tomaso

Subject: Greece

Period: 1572 (circa)

Publication: L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo

Color: Hand Color

5.6 x 4.1 inches
14.2 x 10.4 cm

Girolamo Porro of Padua engraved these small maps of Greece and its islands. Each is embellished with a decorative title cartouche and set on a full sheet (11.5 x 8") of Italian text.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 57-59.

Condition: A

First is lightly toned, else both are fine.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $190

Closed on 12/1/2010