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PORRO,G./ MAGINI,G. - [Descrittione del Mappamondo]

PORRO,G./ MAGINI,G. - [Descrittione del Mappamondo]
[Descrittione del Mappamondo] - PORRO,G./ MAGINI,G.
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Title : [Descrittione del Mappamondo].
Map maker : PORRO,G./ MAGINI,G..
Date : Venice, 1596.
Size : 4.2 x 5.8 inches. / 10.6 x 14.7 cm.
Colouring : Uncoloured.

Description :A modern world map from Magini's atlas following the oval projection popularized by Ortelius.
Porro has astutely reduced Ortelius' much larger map to octavo page size with very little loss in legibility.
Large landmass above the north of the American continent called Grvtlandia.

Condition : In very good condition. Letterpress with copper engraving. Italian text below and verso.

ID: 39395

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