1574 Greece - Cerigo
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 Cerigo (present day Kythera), by Tomaso Porcacchi. The map was published in the book L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo in Venice, circa 1576.
This map of Kythera exhibits lovely old color. Walled cities, mountains, forests, and surrounding islands fill the map. A compass rose and a baroque style title cartouche add decorative elements.
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 light soiling with a worm track in text below map.
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