Auction 136, Lot 599

"Graecia olim Hellas nunc Romechi, Turcis Romechi", Bucelin, Gabriel

Subject: Greece

Period: 1658 (published)

Publication: Praecipuarum Universi Terrarum Orbis

Color: Hand Color

4.3 x 2.8 inches
10.9 x 7.1 cm

This tiny map of Greece is very scarce. The map is oriented with north to the right and only the major cities and towns are located. In the first edition of King's book on miniature maps, he attributed Bucelin's maps to Johann Praetorius who was the publisher of Bucelin's Historiae Universalis Auctarium. Latin text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 126-127.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/1/2011