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Auction 190, Lot 503

"Macedonia Epiro Livadia Albania e Ianna...", Cantelli da Vignola/de Rossi

Subject: Northern Greece, Albania, & Macedonia

Period: 1684 (dated)

Publication: Mercurio Geografico...

Color: Hand Color

21.5 x 17 inches
54.6 x 43.2 cm
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This handsome Italian map of northern Greece spans from Skopje south to the Golfo di Lepanto (Gulf of Corinth), including all of Albania and North Macedonia. There are many place names throughout and fine topographical detail, especially in the mountainous regions. Several islands are identified, including Corfu and Skyros. The lavish title cartouche is decorated with imagery suggesting military might and incorporates a key and distance scale. Engraved by Francisco Donia.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.ROSS-1d #120; Zacharakis #543.

Condition: B+

A crisp impression on watermarked paper with light scattered foxing and a short centerfold separation at bottom.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $170

Closed on 11/16/2022