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Porcacchi’s Map of Lesbos

SKU: 5737

Porcacchi’s Map of Lesbos

Date of publication:

  • 1605
  • Printed Measurement:

  • 10.7 x 14.5 cm
  • Colour:

  • modern
  • Engraver:

  • Girolamo Porro
  • 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