Auction 108, Lot 500

"The Island of Candia the Antient Crete", Jefferys, Thomas

Subject: Crete

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
8.5 x 11.5 inches
21.6 x 29.2 cm

Lovely, uncommon copper engraved chart with much detail of the island. Pictorial cartouche features architectural ruins. Compass rose and a few Greek islands shown to the north in the Sea of Crete.

References:

Condition: A

Crisp, dark impression on fine paper with watermark. Hinge tape residue at top margin, else fine.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/29/2004

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