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PORCACCHI DA CASTIGLIONE, Thomaso.

ISLANDA.

Iceland.

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

Stock code: 53271

Price: £350

Sale Price: £140

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Small map of Iceland, that shows the island surrounded by a frozen sea – ‘mare congelato’. Decorated cartouche 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: 14 x 10.5 cm. (5 x 4 inches)

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