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Auction 146, Lot 612

"Insular Aliquot Aegaei Maris Antiqua Descrip…", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Mediterranean Islands

Period: 1662 (circa)


Color: Black & White

19.4 x 17 inches
49.3 x 43.2 cm
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This large sheet contains 10 different maps of islands in the Mediterranean Sea. Depicted are Sardinia, Corsica, Rhenia, Delus, Tenos, Icaria, Rhodes, Chios, Lemnos, Lesbos, Ceos, Samos, and Euboea. Each shows tiny villages, rivers and mountains in profile and is decorated by sailing ships, except for Samos, which is adorned with a sea monster.


Condition: B+

Wide, original margins with a centerfold separation at top that extends 0.75" into the image that has been closed on verso with old paper.

Estimate: $500 - $650

Sold for: $350

Closed on 9/4/2013