"Opakh - Thraciae Veteris Typus", Jansson, Jan
Period: 1640 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
18.8 x 14 inches
47.8 x 35.6 cm
A dramatic map of ancient Thrace based on Ortelius' map of southeast Europe, derived from Gastaldi's 1560 map and information from numerous ancient sources. A portion of the Black Sea, the Sea of Marmara, and Thrakikon Pelagos are shown. Three decorative strapwork cartouches make this a handsome map. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius.
Sharp impression and wide original margins. There is minor toning along fold and a repaired fold separation in the top blank margin.