1574 Descrittione Del L'Isola DI Nicsia
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 (Nicsia) Naxos, by Tomaso Porcacchi. The map was published in the book L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo in Venice, circa 1576.
This map of Naxos exhibits lovely old color. Numerous cities and temples are engraved and noted throughout the map. 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 B+ condition with a few small worm holes in map at left and an old paper repair in left blank margin.
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