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Corfu/ Kerkyra, Ionian islands

Porcacchi Da Castiglione, Tommaso. Girolamo Porro Of Padua Corfu. Venice Simone Galignani & Girolamo Porro. 1576
Copper engrved map of Corfu/ Kerkyra by Girolamo Porro from Porcacchi's " L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo" 1576 2nd edition [ 1st 1572]. Set in a page of descripive Italian text [page 82], with decorative, woodcut headpiece and historiated initial. Single page. folio, text to verso. Fair impression. good margins. Minor dampstaining to lower blank margin. and to upper corners of leaf. Worm track to lower right blank margin [7mm].

Tomasso Porcacchi da Castiglione first published his Isolario in 1572 in Venice, The maps were engraved by Girolamo Porro. whilst Porcacchi provided the descriptions.
The "Isolario" follows the tradition started by Sonetti and Bordone of "Island "books
Zacherakis 2728/1780 110 by 150mm (4ΒΌ by 6 inches).   ref: 1090  €280

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