"Natolia, quae olim Asia Minor", Jansson, Jan
Period: 1647 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Novus
Color: Hand Color
19.8 x 15 inches
50.3 x 38.1 cm
This handsome map of present day Turkey, includes several Aegean Islands and features Cyprus prominently shown. A fierce sea battle rages in the Mediterranean along with curious looking sea monsters. Two turbaned figures suspend the banner-style title cartouche and the map is further decorated with an unusual vertical scale of miles. Latin text on verso.
Nice original color with some minor toning in image and margins. There is a centerfold split at top and bottom that has been repaired with archival tape on verso.