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PORCACCHI,Th. - Malta.

PORCACCHI,Th. - Malta.
Malta. - PORCACCHI,Th.
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Title : Malta..
Map maker : PORCACCHI,Th..
Date : Padova 1576.
Size : 4.1 x 5.6 inches. / 10.4 x 14.2 cm.
Colouring : Coloured.

Description :One of the earliest separate maps of Malta. Includes decorative cartouche, compass rose, sea monsters, sailing ship, etc. Nice wide margin example, with Italian text. Also of great appeal is the large merman above the island and the large decorative cartouche which depicts 2 female figures and a wind head. A decorative compass rose lies between Malta and the coast of Sicily which is at the bottom (Agrigento is named with a small city symbol).
North is at the bottom.
From: L'isole piu famose del mondo , a second issue.

Condition : Map printed on a sheet with letter press. In very good condition.

ID: 14404

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