Porcacchi’s Map of LesbosSKU: 5737
Metellino (Mytilene, Lesbos)
This map of Mitilini was engraved by Girolamo Porro and is set in descriptive Italian text with a woodcut headpiece and historiated initial. Read more
It is from L’Isole piu famose del Mondo, one of the most beautifully engraved of the Italian Isolaria or Island books.
Condition & Materials
Copper engraving, 10.7 x 14.5 cm, recent hand-colour. Read less