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Tomasso Porcacchi:  Carta da Navigare

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Title: Carta da Navigare

Map Maker: Tomasso Porcacchi

Place / Date: Venice / 1576 ca

Coloring: Uncolored

Size: 6 x 4.5 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $345.00

Inventory ID: 30945


Fine dark impression of Porcacchi's early sea chart / map of world, from Porcacchi's L'Isole Piu Famose Del Mondo…

The map clearly illustrates a number of the great myths of 16th Century Cartography, including the large southern continent, Northwest Passage, odd shape of South America, etc.

A fine dark impression.

References: Shirley 128.

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