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Publisher: PORCACCHI, Tomaso
Title: Descrittione Dell'Isola Di San Lorenzo.
Published in: Padua, 1576
   
Size: 4.0 x 5.6 inches.
10.2 x 14.2 cm.
Colouring:

Uncoloured.
Condition: Very good condition.
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Fine map of Madagascar. Copper etching from "L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo" The most famous islands of the world by Thomas Porcacchi and engraved by Girolamo Porro. The first edition of this work was published in Venice in 1572. This is from the 1576 edition.
The map is northeast-oriented and shows lots of topographical detail, including many small islands. Beautifully adorned by two sea monsters..
Map size: 102 x 142 mm set in a sheet of text. The second image of the front page is a copy solely for reference (will be sent with the map).





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