Porcacchi’s Map of LesbosSKU: 5737
Porcacchi’s Map of Lesbos
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10.7 x 14.5 cm
Metellino (Mytilene, Lesbos)
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.