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This is superb map of Crete.  Ships and monsters are shown in the sea.  Much detail is offered as to topography, rivers, town, and a circular structure, possibly a labyrinth is shown as well near the middle of the island.  Italian text below and on verso.  From L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo, and was published by G Anglieri. 

1576 Porcacchi Map of Crete

SKU: 3000a
  • Title


  • Map Maker Specifics

    T Porcacchi

  • Size

    4 X 5.6 in. plus margins

  • Condition

    Very good.  On laid paper.  Slight toning.  Wonderful hand-color.

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