"Siciliae Veteris Typus", Jansson, Jan
Subject: Sicily, Italy
Period: 1657 (published)
Publication: Accuratissima Orbis Antiqui Delineatio
Color: Hand Color
19 x 15 inches
48.3 x 38.1 cm
Stunning map with two decorative cartouches featuring a globe, Neptune and his dolphins, angels, eagle and putti. Large inset of the harbor and city of Syracuse, contained in a third decorative cartouche. Locates numerous smaller islands and extends to show a small part of the mainland.
References: Van der Krogt (Atlantes) 7510H:1.
Expert repair of marginal fold separation.