Auction 109, Lot 535

"Exactissima totius Archipelagi nec non Graeciae Tabula…", Visscher, Nicolas

Subject: Greece

Period: 1682 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor sive totius Orbis Terrarum…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.2 x 18.2 inches
56.4 x 46.2 cm

Scarce map of Greece and the islands in the Aegean. Includes Crete and part of the Turkish coastline. The map is densely engraved with detail and beautifully embellished with a large title cartouche composed of symbols of ancient Greek civilization.

References: Zacharakis #2350.

Condition: B

Two old repairs of small splits on top and bottom centerfold. Small tear in bottom border and two tiny almost invisible wormholes in blank area of map. Couple of light spots.

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $350

Closed on 12/1/2004

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