1574 Descrittione Del L'Isola Del Zante
By: Tomaso Porcacchi
Date: 1574 (published) Venice
Dimensions: 10.5 x 7 inches (26.7 x 17.8 cm)
This is an authentic antique map of the Greek isle of Zante by Tomaso Porcacchi. The map was published in the book L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo in Venice, circa 1576.
This map of Zante exhibits lovely old color. Towns are noted throughout and seperated by mountains and forests. A compass rose, five sea creatures, a ship, and a baroque style cartouche add decorative elements to the map.
The map itself is about 4.25 x 5.5 inches on a page that includes Italian text on the front and back.
Condition: This authentic antique map is in B+ condition some light soiling, and a light printer's crease above the compass rose.
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