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PORCACCHI DA CASTIGLIONE, Thomaso.

CARTA DA NAVIGARE.

World Map for mariners.

Published: Venice: L'Isole Piu Famoso del Mondo. Simon Galignani. 1590

Stock code: 53262

Price: £480

Sale Price: £192

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Attractive world map, a mariner’s map with rhumb lines emanating from 16 points. The maps for this atlas were engraved by Girolamo Porro from Padua, and are set within a page of text, with engraved headpiece and decorated initial. There were many editions of this popular atlas between 1576 and 1713.

Size:197 x 297 mm. Copper engraving. Hand coloured. Closed tear on lower margin of leaf not affecting map. Very good condition.

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