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Auction 153, Lot 585

"Venetia", Porcacchi, Tomaso

Subject: Venice, Italy

Period: 1686 (published)

Publication: L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo

Color: Hand Color

5.5 x 4 inches
14 x 10.2 cm

This miniature map of the beautiful floating city of Venice features numerous ships in the Venetian Lagoon and a compass rose. From the 1686 edition that was printed without text.

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

Condition: A

A clean example with a bit of paper weakness in the lower blank margin and light soiling along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $275 - $350


Closed on 5/20/2015