"Graecia, Sophiani", Cluver/Jansson
Subject: Greece and Turkey
Period: 1661 (published)
Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam
Color: Hand Color
8 x 6 inches
20.3 x 15.2 cm
Charming small map of ancient Greece based on the map by Nikolaus Sophianos. It extends to includes a good portion of modern Turkey. Colorful political divisions and two strapwork cartouches enhance the composition. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius.
Light surface soil in margins and a cluster of tiny worm holes filled at bottom centerfold.