Auction 108, Lot 500

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

Subject: Crete

Period: 1780 (circa)


Color: Black & White

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.


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