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Milos, Cyclades

Porcacchi Da Castiglione, Tommaso. Girolamo Porro Of Padua Milo Venice Simone Galignani & Girolamo Porro. 1576
Copper engrvaed map of Milos, 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 121], with decorative, woodcut headpiece and historiated initial. Single page. folio, text to verso. Dark impression, wide margins. Very slight dampstaining to lower blank margin.

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
Zacharakis 2737/1789 110 by 150mm (4ΒΌ by 6 inches).   ref: 1098  €200

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