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Auction 182, Lot 618

"De l'Ile de Crete ou Candie", Dapper, Olivier

Subject: Gramvousa, Crete

Period: 1703 (published)

Publication: Description Exacte des Isles de l'Archipel, et de Quelques Autres Adjacentes...

Color: Hand Color

6.5 x 5.1 inches
16.5 x 13 cm
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This sheet includes two panoramic views of two tiny islands on the northwest coast of Crete, both named Gramvousa. A large fort is depicted atop each island, and numerous ships sail in the surrounding sea. On a sheet of French text measuring 9.0 x 13.9".

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.DAPP-5c.

Condition: A

A sharp impression on a bright sheet with a hint of toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $50

Closed on 4/28/2021