Catalog Archive
Auction 99, Lot 275

"Jamaica", Porcacchi, Tomaso

Subject: Jamaica

Period: 1590 (published)

Publication: L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo

Color: Black & White

5.6 x 4 inches
14.2 x 10.2 cm

Captivating map of the island filled with mountains and jungles. The sea is stipple engraved in the Italian style and embellished with sea monsters, a compass rose and a title cartouche. Includes parts of Cuba and Hispaniola. On a full sheet of Italian text with a decorative initial and banner.


Condition: A+

Superb impression.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 6/12/2002