Catalog Archive
Auction 109, Lot 533

"Thessaliae accurata Descriptio Autore I. Laurenbergio", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Greece

Period: 1650-57 (published)

Publication: Atlantis Majoris

Color: Hand Color

20 x 15.5 inches
50.8 x 39.4 cm

Very handsome map based on the cartography of Johannes Wilhelm Lauremberg. Richly embellished with ships and monster at sea, and two lovely cartouches with soldiers and putti. Includes the region along the Aegean Sea from Thessaloniki south to Volos and south to show part of Evia Island.

References: Zacharakis #1192, plt. 225.

Condition: B

Lovely original color. Backed with Japanese tissue. Minor surface soil in map.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $230

Closed on 12/1/2004