"Nova Totius Graeciae descriptio", Jansson, Jan
Period: 1648 (circa)
Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris Atlas…
Color: Hand Color
18.8 x 14.5 inches
47.8 x 36.8 cm
Fine new map of Greece and her islands designed by Jansson for later editions of Mercator's Atlas. Engraved in Mercator's style with a moiré patterned sea and elegant calligraphy and embellished with a sailing ship and strapwork title cartouche.
References: Van der Krogt (Atlantes) #7800:1.2.
Repair of a 3" tear into map near top centerfold.