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Porcacchi’s Map of the Orkneys & Hebrides

SKU: 7842

Porcacchi’s Map of the Orkneys & Hebrides

Date of publication:

  • 1576
  • Printed Measurement:

  • 11 x 15 cm
  • Colour:

  • black and white
  • Engraver:

  • Girolamo Porro
  • Isola Hebride, et Orcade

    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. Read more

    Condition & Materials

    Copper engraving, 11 x 15 cm, engraved by Girolamo Porro, set in descriptive Italian text with woodcut headpiece and historiated initial, black and white. Read less