Auction 157, Lot 604

"Candia cum Insulis Aliquot Circa Graeciam", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Crete

Period: 1619 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.8 x 13.4 inches
47.8 x 34 cm

This attractive sheet contains seven maps. The large map features the island of Crete and locates towns, villages, rivers and the topography of the island. Above this are smaller inset maps of the islands of Corfu, Zante, Milos, Naxos, Santorini and Scarpanto flanking the strapwork title cartouche. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #7900:1A.1.

Condition: B

A nice impression with full original color and toning.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Unsold

Closed on 5/4/2016

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