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Descrittione del mappamondo [cartographic material]
Bib ID 2053855
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Porcacchi, Tommaso, 1530-1585
 
Online Versions
Scale Scale [ca. 1: 270 000 000] 
Description [Venetia : appresso S. Galignani and G. Porro, 1572] 
1 map ; 7.1 x 14 cm., on sheet 27.2 x 18.8 cm. 
Notes

Oval world map set in a page of text, with relief shown pictorially.

Plate from: L'isole piu famose del mondo descritte da Thomaso Porcacchi, da Catiglione Arretino e intagliate da Girolamo Porro Padovano al sereniss, principe et sigre. il s. don Giovanni d' Austria...

Engraved in copper by Girolamo Porro, this map also shows Timor and "Terra de Luchac". Beach, Lucach and Maletur were locations in Terra Australis first mentioned by Marco Polo.

Also available in a digitised form via the Internet at http://image.sl.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/ebindshow.pl?doc=crux/a127;seq=17

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-231746668

Cited In

Phillips, 166.

Shirley, 127.

Subjects World maps -- Early works to 1800.
Time Coverage 1572 
Other authors/contributors Porro, Girolamo, 1520-1604  |  Galignani de Karera, Simon, active 1576

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