Auction 136, Lot 598

"Opakh - Thraciae Veteris Typus", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Greece

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.


Condition: B+

Sharp impression and wide original margins. There is minor toning along fold and a repaired fold separation in the top blank margin.

Estimate: $400 - $500


Closed on 6/1/2011