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Auction 94, Lot 333

"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
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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.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $160 - $180

Sold for: $120

Closed on 3/7/2001