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Pianta, e breue historia della nobilissima isola di Malta, & dell'inespugnabil città Valletta : col disegno della Gran Caracca : dedicata all ... signor cardinal Antonio Barberini Gran Priore di Roma.

Author: Lauro, Giacomo, active 17th century.
Production / publication: In Roma : Per Ludovico Grignani, MDCXXXVI [1636] Description: [6] pages, 3 leaves of plates : illustrations, 2 maps (engravings) ; 23 x 31 cm (oblong).General note: Contains two engraved views of Malta and an engraved plate of the ship "Le Gran Caracca". The map of Valletta is signed: "In Roma 1635 ... Iacomo Lauro f.". Head-pieces; initials; printed marginal notes. "Descrittione della Gran Caracca ..." on pages 11-14.Other title: Pianta, e breve historia della nobilissima isola di Malta, & dell'inespugnabil città Valletta.Subject(s): Malta -- Description and travel -- Maps | Malta -- History -- Early works to 1800
List(s) this item appears in: The islands of Malta, Gozo and Rhodes
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On the plate representing the ship "Le gran Caracca" there is an inscription in Italian according to which it was this ship which brought "the sacred religion of Jerusalem to Malta".

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