Gotlandia – Tomaso Porcacchi

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First edition of Tomaso Porcacchi’s early map of the Swedish island Gotland, published in his L’Isole piu famose del Mondo the Isolario, a famous work focusing on the Islands of the world. The map is set in a page of text in Italian, decorated with a compass rose, a ship, sea monsters and a nice strapwork title cartouche. Engraved by Girolamo Porro.

Title: Gotlandia
Date: 1572
Size: 10.5 x 14.0 cm
Sheet size: 30.0 x 20.5 cm
Condition: Very Good (VG)

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