"Natolia detta Anticamente Asia Minore…", Cantelli da Vignola, Giacomo
Period: 1686 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
22 x 16.3 inches
55.9 x 41.4 cm
This boldly engraved map of Turkey and Cyprus is quite uncommon. Rivers and mountains dominate the map with the locations of cities and villages carefully noted. The title and a notation are enclosed is a large cartouche at top. Cantelli pioneered this bold engraving style that was followed and further developed by Coronelli. The map was published in conjunction with Giacomo Giovanni de Rossi.
References: Zacharakis #548.
Fine impression on a sturdy sheet of laid paper.