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  ATLASES 

PORCACCHI, Tomaso. [Porcacchi's Isolario]
L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo Descritte da Thomaso Porcacchi da Castiglione Arrentino e intagliate da Girolamo Porro Con l'Aggiunta di molte Isole. Venice: Heirs of Simon Galignani, 1604. Folio, rebound in full vellum; pp. (xxii)+211; engraved title, 48 engraved maps in text, numerous woodcut emblems. Complete. Some restoration to edges of pages, with tip of the title plate affected.
An example of the fourth edition (of seven) of one of the last notable isolario (atlas of islands). It was originally published in 1572 with only 30 maps, finely engraved by Girolamo Porro. The second edition of 1576 was expanded to 47 maps; this edition was the first to have the map of Istria included, the final addition to the atlas.
[Ref: 18695]    £4,500.00 ($5,702 • €5,171 rates)


  BRITISH ISLES 
 Scotland 

PORCACCHI, Tomaso. [A 16th century miniature map of Scotland]
Scotia. Venice, c.1572. 105 x 150mm, set in a page of text.
Pocacchi's finely engraved map of Scotland, engraved by Girolamo Porro, with north orientated to the right.
[Ref: 18342]    £160.00 ($203 • €184 rates)


  EUROPE 
 Malta 

PORCACCHI, Tomaso. [Early map of the island of Malta]
Malta. Venice, Georgio Angelieri for the heirs of Simone Galignani, 1590. 110 x 150mm, set in text. A very fine example on heavy paper.
Malta, engraved by Girolamo Porro of Padua after Domenico Zenoi's map published during the siege of 1567. This map was published in Poracchi's 'L'Isole piu famose del mondo', with a text in Italian that includes a description of the siege.
[Ref: 15506]    £275.00 ($348 • €316 rates)


 Corsica 

PORCACCHI, Tomaso. [Early map of the island of Corsica]
Corsica. Venice, Georgio Angelieri for the heirs of Simone Galignani, 1590. 110 x 150mm, set in text. Some old ink marginalia.
Antique map of Corsica, engraved by Girolamo Porro of Padua and published in 'L'Isole piu famose del mondo.', with a descriptive text in Italian.
[Ref: 12011]    £250.00 ($317 • €287 rates)


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