1574 Descrittione Del L'Isola Di Scio
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 island of Scio (Chios), by Tomaso Porcacchi. The map was published in the book L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo in Venice, circa 1576.
This map of Chios exhibits lovely old color. Numerous cities including the wall city of Chios are engraved and noted. A compass rose, sea creatures, and a baroque style title cartouche adorn 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 A condition with some light soiling.
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