World navigator map Porcacchi 1620 scarce antique map

July 17th 2017 -

World navigator map Porcacchi 1620 scarce antique map

World navigator map Porcacchi 1620 scarce antique map

Libro Terzo- Discorso Intorno alla carta da Navigare. 1620, Venice by Porcacchi, Tommaso likely engraved by G. Porro Fine early 17th century engraved map of the world. Rhumb lines impart a strong nautical feel which is captured in the title above indicating it is to be seen as a map of navigation for voyages of discovery & exploration. Delightful small “miniature” map. Text around the map & on verso, as always for Porcacchi maps. Map remains well preserved. Some light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the scan. Charming miniature antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display. A cartographic depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era. 11 1/2″ H x 7 3/4″ W. 4″ H x 5 5/8″ W Tooleys. Paper and image remains overall clean & sound. Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price. A picture is worth a thousand words. The images are a major part of the item description. Please examine closely, what you see is what we will send you. Note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws. We unconditionally guarantee everything we sell to be authentic- an original antique item as described. 30+ years full-time international antiquarian dealer. Powered by SixBit’s eCommerce Solution. The item “World navigator map Porcacchi 1620 scarce antique map” is in sale since Friday, March 03, 2017. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps”. The seller is “oldmapsoldbooks” and is located in Dover, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Condition: Used
  • Type: Map
  • Maker: Tunison
  • Original/Reproduction: Original

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