Auction 156, Lot 561

"Hellas seu Graecia Universa. Autore J. Laurenbergio", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Greece

Period: 1650 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
22.4 x 18.6 inches
56.9 x 47.2 cm

This attractive map covers the historic regions of Greece, Crete, and the Aegean Sea. It is filled with detail of towns, political boundaries, rivers, and topography. The elaborate embellishments include numerous ships, putti with measuring devices atop the strapwork distance scale, and a large title cartouche featuring military symbols. Blank verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #7800H:1B; Zacharakis #1187.

Condition: B+

A crisp impression with light toning along the centerfold, a small damp stain along the centerfold at bottom, and some tiny chips and tears along the edges of the sheet, away from image.

Estimate: $190 - $220

Sold for: $140

Closed on 2/17/2016

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