Auction 124, Lot 546

"Graecia, Sophiani", Cluver/Jansson

Subject: Greece and Turkey

Period: 1661 (published)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

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Condition: B+

Light surface soil in margins and a cluster of tiny worm holes filled at bottom centerfold.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $200

Closed on 5/7/2008

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