Home / Malta Maps / Porro – Porcacchi – MALTA – 1576 Porro – Porcacchi – MALTA – 1576€450.00 Porro – Porcacchi – MALTA – 1576 Porro – Porcacchi - MALTA - 1576 quantity Add to cart Description Reviews (0) Description Porro, Girolamo (1520-1604) – Porcacchi, Tommaso (c.1530-1585) – 1576 Title of Map: MALTA Engraver: Porro, Girolamo Author: Thomaso (sic) Porcacchi, Porcacchi Da Castiglione, Thomaso Title: L’ISOLE PIV FAMOSE / DEL MONDO Publisher: Appresso Giorgio Angelieri, A Instantia di Simon Galignani De Karera Place: Venice. Year: 1576 Engraving size: 104 x 143mm Printing method: copper engraving Description: As there was no change in the copperplate from which the 1572 map was printed, only the differences in the type setting of the text and other features will be noted. In the headpiece two cherubs are supporting a vase in the centre, flanked on either side by a grotesque mask and a closed metal pot. Below the map, there are 14 lines of text, a historiated ‘F’ with two animal figures in black border (33 x 32mm) and a marginal note at the bottom on the left Malta / perche co-/si detta, with the word Malta being lower than the penultimate third line. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.