Attractive uncommon map of Karpathos, my favourite Greek island. Copper engraving, by Girolamo Porro, set in descriptive Italian text with woodcut headpiece and historiated initial. From L’Isole piu famose del Mondo, one of the most beautifully engraved of the Italian Isolaria or Island books.

Compass rose Sea monsters and decorative cartouche. Uncomoured as issued.

Mint condition.

code : M3472

Cartographer : PORCACCHI Tomaso

Date : 1572 Venice

Size : 11*15 cms sheet 29*20 cms

availability : Available

Price : £120

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