"Scio", Langenes, Barent
Subject: Chios, Greece
Period: 1598 (published)
Color: Hand Color
5 x 3.4 inches
12.7 x 8.6 cm
This tiny map focuses on the Greek island of Chios with its well fortified harbor. North is on the left of the map and a fierce sea monster guards the island. It was published by Cornelius Claesz and printed by Langenes in the first edition of the popular Map-treasury. Dutch text on verso.
References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 80-82.
Soiled margins that have been slightly trimmed.