Auction 104, Lot 513

"Cyprus, Insula laeta choris, blandorum et mater amorum", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Mediterranean

Period: 1657 (published)

Publication: Accuratissima Orbis Antiqui Delineatio

Color: Hand Color

18.8 x 13.7 inches
47.8 x 34.8 cm

Beautiful chart of the island with two cartouches, sailing ships, sea monster, compass roses and rhumb lines. Locates Mount Olympus, home of the Greek pantheon, numerous cities, etc. A very handsome chart of the island.

References: Van der Krogt (Atlantes) 8130H:1.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $800 - $1,000

Sold for: $750

Closed on 9/10/2003