"Sardinia", Quad, Matthias von Kinckelbach
Period: 1608 (published)
Publication: Fasciculus Geographicus
Color: Black & White
11.3 x 7.8 inches
28.7 x 19.8 cm
This uncommon, early map of Sardinia is oriented with north to the right. The island is depicted a bit too wide and is filled with mountain ranges, rivers and cities. Adorned with a strapwork cartouche. Latin text on verso.
References: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #240-67.
A dark impression with printer's ink residue, light show-through of text on verso, minor toning along the centerfold, and a small abrasion just outside the top left corner of the platemark.