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  EUROPE 
 Greece 

CAMOCIO, Giovanni Francesco. [A 16th century Venetian map of the environs of Prevesa]
Colfo della Prevesa. Venice: Ferrando and/or Donato Bertelli, c.1575. 155 x 205mm.
Map of the environs of the Ottoman fortress of Prevesa with a fleet of galleys in the Gulf of Arta. In 1538 the Ottoman commander Barbarossa beat a Holy League fleet at the Battle of Prevesa. This plan was published in Camocio's 'Isole famose, porti fortezze e terre marittime sottoposte alla Ser.ma Sig.ria di Venezia' , a description of the places claimed as subject to the Republic of Venice. Second state, with plate number (34). ZACHARAKIS: 779.
[Ref: 13516]    £450.00 ($605 • €511 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [16th century Dutch map of Greece]
Graeciae Universae Secundum Hodiernum Situm Neoterica Descriptio. Antwerp: Plantin, 1584, Latin edition. Original colour. 365 x 510mm. Narrow margins, slightly trimmed into printed border on bottom right, repaired.
A " Classic" map of Greece and the Aegean, after Gastaldi, published in the 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum', regarded as the first modern atlas. VAN DEN BROECKE: 146.
[Ref: 16594]    £650.00 ($874 • €738 rates)


MUNSTER, Sebastian. [Greece, the Ægean and western Turkey]
New Greichenland mit andern anstossenden ländern wie es zu unsern zeiten beschriben ist. Basle, c.1588, 270 x 345mm.
Munster's modern map of Greece, the Egean and western Turkey ZACHARAKIS: 2439/1580.
[Ref: 7446]    £320.00 ($430 • €364 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [An unusual printing of Ortelius's map of Ancient Greece]
Graecia Sophiani. Amsterdam: Jodocus Hondius II, 1619. Coloured. 350 x 490mm.
A copy of Ortelius's map of Ancient Greece, with westernTurkey, in turn based upon Nikolaus Sophianos' map of Greece of around 1540. This version was engraved by Jodocus Hondius Jnr for Petrus Bertius's 'Theatrum geographiae veteris'. ZACHARAKIS: 1665.
[Ref: 16746]    £650.00 ($874 • €738 rates)


JANSSON, Jan. [Scarce 17th century map of Greece]
Hellas, seu Græcia Universa. Auctore J. Laurenbergio. Amsterdam, c.1650, Latin text. Vibrant original colour . 470 x 565mm.
A decorative map of Greece and the Aegean, first published in Jansson's 'Atlas Maritimus' (Sea Atlas) in 1650. As it was first issued so late in Jansson's career it is one of his more uncommon maps. ZACKARAKIS: 1903.
[Ref: 17945]    £700.00 ($942 • €795 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [A pirated edition of the Ortelius Epitome map of Crete]
Candia olim Creta. Venice, c.1655. Coloured. 80 x 105mm.
A miniature map of Crete. A second title appears outside the neatline. The map was published in 'Il theatro del mondo', an Italian pirate edition of the Ortelius 'Epitome' miniature atlas. First published in 1598, the publication was revived in 1655, forty years after the last edition of the Dutch original. KOEMAN: Ort 70.
[Ref: 14690]    £110.00 ($148 • €125 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [A pirated edition of the Ortelius Epitome map of Corfu]
Corfv. Venice, c.1655. Coloured. 80 x 105mm.
A miniature map of Corfu. A second title appears outside the neatline. The map was published in 'Il theatro del mondo', an Italian pirate edition of the Ortelius 'Epitome' miniature atlas. First published in 1598, the publication was revived in 1655, forty years after the last edition of the Dutch original. KOEMAN: Ort 70.
[Ref: 14697]    £160.00 ($215 • €182 rates)


JANSSON, Jan. [A fine example of Jansson's map of classical Greece]
Hellas seu Græcia Sophiani. Amsterdam, 1658, Latin edition. Original colour. 365 x 495mm.
The first issue of Jansson's map of classical Greece, published in Jansson's 'Atlas of the Ancient World', with text by Georg Horn.
[Ref: 17938]    £495.00 ($666 • €562 rates)


BEREY, Nicolas. [A scarce 17th century map of Greece]
Graecia. Paris: Berey, 1663. Original colour. 420 x 520mm. An excellent example.
A very uncommon map of Greece, engraved by Jan Swelinck after Nicolas Sanson. The title cartouche features an Ottoman ruler, highlighting the Turkish rule over Greece. ZACHARAKIS: 3608, this early state not listed, only a Langlois edition of '1677?'.
[Ref: 16597]    £2,200.00 ($2,959 • €2,499 rates)


DU VAL, Pierre. [Du Val's large format map of Greece and the Aegean]
La Grece, ou Partie Meridionale de L'Empire des Turcs en Europe, avwc La Table Alphabetique des Lieux de L'Ancienne Grece celebres en l'Histoire, Les Noms qu'il sont aujourdhui et le Chifre qui lwa fair trouver sur la pñte Carte. Paris, 1677. Original outline colour. 380 x 540mm. Folds flattened.
A scarce map of Greece, showing Ottoman possessions in Europe, including Albania and the Aegean to the north coast of Crete. First published in 1674, this example has has the date 1677 added. ZACHARAKIS: 3554.
[Ref: 17974]    £480.00 ($646 • €545 rates)


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