"S. Lorenzo", Porcacchi, Tomaso
Period: 1590 (circa)
Publication: L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo
Color: Hand Color
5.5 x 9.5 inches
14 x 24.1 cm
This is a charming map of the island of Madagascar embellished with a decorative title cartouche, fanciful sea monsters, a compass rose, and a stippled sea. Printed on a full page with Italian text (7 x 10.5"). Engraved by Girolamo Porro.
References: King (2nd Ed.), p. 57-59.
A fine impression with attractive color and very minor marginal soiling.