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The New World.

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

Stock code: 53269

Price: £300

Sale Price: £120

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Map of Cuba with decorated cartouche, sea monsters and compass point. 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.

Copper engraving. Uncoloured. A fine, crisp impression. Fine condition. leaf size:197 x 297mm. Size: 140 105 mm. (5 4 inches)

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