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Porcacchi’s map of the Orkneys & Hebrides

Porcacchi’s Map of the Orkneys & Hebrides

£250.00

Isola Hebride, et Orcade.

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Title

Porcacchi’s Map of the Orkneys & Hebrides

Mapmaker(s)

PORCACCHI, Tomaso

Engraver(s)

PORRO, Girolamo

Publisher

GALIGNANI, Simone, PORRO, Giralomo

Place of publication

Venice

Date of publication

1576

Colour

black and white

Printed Area Measurements

11 x 15 cm

Full Description

Copper engraving, 11 x 15 cm, engraved by Girolamo Porro, set in descriptive Italian text with woodcut headpiece and historiated initial, black and white. First published in 1572, our map of the Hebrides and Orkney islands is from the second edition of L’Isole piu famose del Mondo, one of the most beautifully engraved of the Italian Isolaria or Island books.

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