Citation
Spagnvola

Material Information

Title:
Spagnvola
Alternate title:
Spagnuola
Caption title:
Descrittione dell' isola Spagnvola
Creator:
Porro, Girolamo, 1520-1604 ( Cartographer, Engraver )
Porcacchi, Thomaso, approximately 1530-1585? ( Author )
Galignani de Karera, Simon ( Publisher )
Place of Publication:
In Venetia
Publisher:
[Appreso S. Galignani & G. Porro]
Publication Date:
Language:
Italian
Physical Description:
1 map ; 10.3 x 14.0 cm, on sheet 28.5 x 20.3 cm

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Hispaniola ( lcsh )
Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Haiti ( lcsh )
Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Dominican Republic ( lcsh )
Genre:
early maps ( aat )
Spatial Coverage:
Haiti
Dominican Republic

Notes

Scope and Content:
Map of Hispaniola shown with ships, sea animals and compass rose.
General Note:
Copper engraving.
General Note:
At head of map: Descrittione del l'Isola Spagnvola. "165" above decorative headpiece. Text on verso: running text, "Descritt. dell'Isola Spagnvola" ; "166".
General Note:
From Porcacchi's 2nd edition, L'Isole piu famose del mondo, descritte da Thomaso Porcacchi.
General Note:
Map publishing date derived from matching text and headpiece design in atlas editions.
Citation/Reference:
Shirley, R.W. Maps in British atlases, T.POR-1b ; Phillips, 167.
Funding:
Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Florida Heritage Project of the State University Libraries of Florida, the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

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Holding Location:
University of Florida
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Resource Identifier:
27964283 ( aleph )
936339445 ( oclc )

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