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 Greece 

CAMOCIO, Giovanni Francesco. [Scarce 16th century Venetian map of Euboea]
Negroponte Insula. Venice: Ferrando and/or Donato Bertelli, c.1575. 155 x 215mm.
Map of the Ottoman-held island of Euboea, highlighting Chalcis with its heavily-fortified bridge onto the Greek mainland. It 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. A later state, with plate number. ZACHARAKIS: 347.
[Ref: 13504]    £600.00 ($764 • €674 rates)


CAMOCIO, Giovanni Francesco. [Scarce 16th century Venetian map of Santorini]
S. Erini et Thiresia insule poste nell'arcipelago Venice: Ferrando and/or Donato Bertelli, c.1575. 205 x 155mm.
The island of Santorini (Thira), mapped while still a possession of the Venetian Republic. In 1579 it was captured by the Ottomans, who held it until 1821. This map 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. A later state, with plate number. ZACHARAKIS: 798.
[Ref: 13507]    £650.00 ($827 • €730 rates)


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 ($573 • €505 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 ($140 • €124 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 ($204 • €180 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 ($2,801 • €2,471 rates)


DU VAL, Pierre. [Crete]
Candie. Paris, 1682. original outline colour. 100 x 125mm.
A miniature map of Crete marking its regional boundaries and main settlements as well as the site of the Labyrith. Published in Du Val's 'Géographie Universelle'.
[Ref: 10779]    £250.00 ($318 • €281 rates)


MALLET, Alain Manesson. [17th century miniature map of the Cyclades archipelago]
I. de Zea, Thermia et Serifo. Paris, 1683. Coloured. 160 x 110mm. French text on verso.
Antique map of the Cyclades archipelago, with Kea, Dryopida and Serifos, from Mallet's 'Description de l'Univers'. In the foreground is a sea-battle.
[Ref: 13129]    £100.00 ($127 • €112 rates)


MALLET, Alain Manesson. [17th century miniature map of Sifnos & Milos]
I. De Sifanto et de Milo. Paris, 1683. Coloured. 160 x 110mm. French text on verso.
Antique map of the Greek islands of Sifnos & Milos, from Mallet's 'Description de l'Univers'.
[Ref: 13130]    £100.00 ($127 • €112 rates)


MALLET, Alain Manesson. [17th century bird's eye view of Crete]
Candie. Paris, 1683. Coloured. 160 x 110mm. French text on verso.
A small panorama of the port of Crete in the Greek islands from Mallet's 'Description de l'Univers'.
[Ref: 13132]    £110.00 ($140 • €124 rates)


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