"Isle et Royaume de Candie tiree de divers Memoires", Sanson, Nicolas
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.
Tiny repaired tear just touching neatline at top, else fine.