Porcacchi’s Map of Lesbos

£200.00

Metellino (Mytilene, Lesbos)

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Copper engraving, 10.7 x 14.5 cm, engraved by Girolamo Porro, set in descriptive Italian text with woodcut headpiece and historiated initial, recent hand-colour. From L’Isole piu famose del Mondo, one of the most beautifully engraved of the Italian Isolaria or Island books.

Title

Porcacchi’s Map of Lesbos

Mapmaker(s)

PORCACCHI, Tomaso

Engraver(s)

PORRO, Girolamo

Place of publication

Venice

Date of publication

1605

Colour

modern

Printed Area Measurements

10.7 x 14.5 cm