Detail View: JCB Map Collection: Spagnuola

Accession Number: 
1794
File Name: 
1794-039
Call number: 
H576 P833i /1-SIZE (copy 1)
Map title: 
Spagnuola
Place of Publication: 
Venice
Publisher: 
Appresso Simon Galignani & Girolamo Porro
Publication date: 
MDLXXVI
Map size height: 
30 cm.
Map size width: 
20 cm.
Item description: 
engraved map, p. 165
Geographical description: 
Map of the island of Hispaniola with present-day Haiti and Santo Domingo. Includes sea monsters, ships, and a compass.
Source author: 
Porcacchi, Thomaso, approximately 1530-1585?
Source title: 
L'isole piu famose del mondo descritte da Thomaso Porcacchi da Castiglione arretino e intagliate da Girolamo Porro padouano con l'aggiunta di molte isole
Source place: 
In Venetia: Appresso Simon Galignani & Girolamo Porro., MDLXXVI
Cartobibliographic notes: 
Originally published: Venice, 1572. There are two known variants of this work. In one variant, p.13, line 10 ends "mara" and line 11 begins "uigliosa". In the other variant, p.13, line 10 ends "maraui" and line 11 begins "gliosa"; also in line 11, the word "che" is inserted between "anchora" and "gl'Irlandesi." This copy is variant 1.
Geographic Area: 
Europe
Normalized date: 
1576
LC bibliographic number: 
b22206371
Creator: 
Porro, Girolamo, approximately 1550