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1588 Page of Atlas by Porcacchi

1588 Page of Atlas by Porcacchi
Copyright (1588)

Map of the island of Cerigo, the southernmost Ionian Island, Cythera (Greek:Kythera).  Copper plate engraved map on a page from atlas of Tomaso Porcacchi, Isole del Mondo published in Padua c1585.  Relevant text in Italian below the image.  10x13.7cm (4x5 3/8").  Atlas page measures 33x21cm (11 7/8x 8 1/4").

An enlargement of the map on this page was submitted as an earler map in this section - click page 2 at the bottom of this page to find it.

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