This is a genuine antique map from 1590 well over 400 years old. Map of Madagascar, from “L’Isole piu Famose del Mondo”. From The most famous islands of the world by Thomas Porcacchi and engraved by Girolamo Porro. The first edition of this work was published in Venice in 1572. This is from the 1590 edition. The map is northeast-oriented and shows lots of topographical detail, including many small islands. Beautifully adorned by two sea monsters. Set in a page of Latin text. In very good condition. The item “Thomas PORCACCHI map of Madagascar’Descrittione Dell’Isola Di San Lorenzo’ 1590″ is in sale since Sunday, September 22, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps”. The seller is “ellys7″ and is located in Oxon. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Cartographer/Publisher: Thomas Porcacchi
- Printing Technique: Copper Plate
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Year: 1609
- Date Range: 1600-1699
- Country/Region: Madagascar