Auction 123, Lot 612

"Macedonia, Epirus et Achaia", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Greece

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.5 x 16 inches
49.5 x 40.6 cm

A well-engraved map that covers northern Greece to the Gulf of Cataro, including the island of Corfu, and extending to Macedonia and Albania. The cartography is based on Mercator's earlier map. The title is enclosed within a decorative cartouche attended by a leering satyr and an armed Turk. German text on verso.

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Condition: B+

Lovely impression and nice original color. There are a few minor rust spots and a small stain at the top neatline, still quite nice.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $300

Closed on 2/20/2008

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