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Greece - Crete - Aegean - Cyclades

Title: „Candia Insula – Archipelagi Insularum aliquot descrip.“

Decorative old map depicting eleven Islands of Greece. At the upper side a large depiction of Crete, in smaller size the ten other islands: Mykonos (Metelino), Kythira (Cerigo) , Karpathos (Carpanto), Naxos (Nicsia), Santorin (Santorini), Milos (Milo), Lemnos (Stalimene), Euboea (Negroponte), Rhodes (Rodus) and Chios (Scio).

Cartographer & Publisher: Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598), „Theatrum Orbis Terrarum“, Antwerp 1595, verso: text in Latin.

Print Size: 36,2 cm x 49,7 cm

Beautiful copper engraving with vibrant original colouring in perfect condition.
Lit.: van der Broeke 145, Koeman III, 98.

€ 790,-