"Corsica", Porcacchi, Tomaso
Subject: Mediterranean - Corsica
Period: 1590 (published)
Publication: L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo
Color: Black & White
5.6 x 4.1 inches
14.2 x 10.4 cm
Captivating map of the island filled with mountains and towns. The sea is stipple engraved in the Italian style and embellished with sea monsters, a compass rose and a title cartouche. On a full sheet of Italian text with a decorative capital and banner and including an additional sheet of text containing Porcacchi's full description of the island.