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The Mapping of North America

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A map of northern Scotland first printed in Tommaso Porcacchi’s ‘L’Isole piu Famose del Mondo’ published in Venice 1572. This issue is from Lasor a Varea’s ‘Universus Terrarum Orbis Scriptorum’ published in 1713. His real name was Raffaello Savonarola and the two volume work was a compilation of plates and views from numerous earlier sources. Moir II p. 190 & 214 (not referring to this work); Phillips 3475; Shirley ‘Atlases in the British Library’ T.Las 1a.
LASOR A VAREA, Alphonsus

Isole Hebride, et Orcade

Padua, 1572-[1713]
105 x 145 mm., light fold lower left, otherwise in good condition.
Stock number: 7806


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