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Publisher: ROSACCIO, Giuseppe.
Title: [View of Forteza d'Maina]
Published in: Venice, Giacomo Franco, 1598
Size: 3.9 x 6.8 inches.
9.8 x 17.3 cm.

Condition: Paper age-toned, slightly water staining in lower right and in upper part, brown staining in left part. A few brown spotting. Margins a little bit frayed.
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Very rare view of Maina fortress in Morea published in the first edition of "Viaggio da Venetia, a Costantinopoli. Per Mare, e per Terra, & infieme quello di Terra Santa. Da Gioseppe Rosaccio con brevita descritto".

Several of the maps and plans resemble those in G. F. Camocio's "Isole famose", in particular the maps of the individual Greek islands, among which are Corfu, Crete, Cyprus, together with a map of Palestine and a view of Jerusalem.
It is possible that many of the plates may originate from 1590-1597, when they seem to have appeared first in a little-known work "Raccolta da disegni di tutte le citta et fortezze di mare che sono nel viaggio a Costantinopoli" [Venice (1597?)]. They were probably engraved by Natale Bonifacio.

Rosaccio (c.1530-1620) produced many small format atlases and geographical works, as well as works on astrology and astronomy.

More about Rosaccio [+]
Reference: H.M.Blackmer, Greece and the Levant, 1447, Stylianou 87-89, Zacharakis 1745-1777.

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ROSACCIO, Giuseppe. - [View of Forteza d'Maina]

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