Auction 129, Lot 654

"Epirus, hodie vulgo Albania. Autore I. Laurenbergio", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Greece and Albania

Period: 1650 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20 x 15.3 inches
50.8 x 38.9 cm

This handsome map covers the northwestern coast of Greece and part of present-day Albania. The map was drawn by Johannes Wilhelm Lauremberg, a mathematician and historian who produced several atlases of Greece and worked with both Blaeu and Hondius/Jansson. The large title cartouche features a shepherd and shepherdess with their livestock.

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Condition: B+

Lovely original color with some light toning and foxing.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $400

Closed on 9/23/2009

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