Auction 109, Lot 565

"Isle et Royaume de Candie tiree de divers Memoires", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Crete

Period: 1658 (published)

Publication: Cartes Generales de Toutes…

Color: Hand Color

21.6 x 15.5 inches
54.9 x 39.4 cm

Lovely map of the Greek island of Crete, together with nearby islands Santorini, Stampalia, Milo, etc. The map centered on a compass rose and is finely engraved to show topography and cities and is decorated with a large title cartouche surrounded with battle scenes.

References: Sphyroeras #81, p. 124.

Condition: A

Tiny repaired tear just touching neatline at top, else fine.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $210

Closed on 12/1/2004