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AA, Pieter van der. [The fortress island of Spinalonga]
Haven en Vestingh Port et Fortresse de Spina Longa. Leiden: Pieter van der Aa, 1713. 265 x 170mm. Reapir in right margin.
The fortress of Spinalonga on the north coast of Crete. Originally part of the mainland, the Venetians cut through the causeway in 1526 to strengthen the fortifications. When the Ottomans captured Crete in 1669 Spinalonga held out, but was finally captured at the end of the Ottoman-Venetian war in 1715. Engraved by Decker for 'Le nouveau Theatre du Monde'. ZACKARAKIS: 30.
[Ref: 16105]    £70.00 ($98 • €79 rates)

BERTELLI, Donato. [A reissue of a 16th century map of Kythira]
Isola di Cerigo. Cythera. Padua: Lasor a Varea, 1713. 210 x 155mm.
First issued in c1570, this example comes from Lasor's geographical compendium 'Universus Terrarum Orbis Scriptorum calamo delineatus'. In the title 'Cythera' has been added to the plate. ZACHARAKIS: 1861.
[Ref: 16184]    £180.00 ($251 • €204 rates)

FER, Nicolas de. [A scarce 18th Century map of Greece and the Ægean]
La Grece ou La Partie Meridionale de la Turquie en Europe. Paris, 1715. Original outline colour. 475 x 675mm. Narrow right margin, folds strengthened on verso.
De Fer's uncommon large-format map of Greece, with Crete and the Ionian Islands. ZACHARAKIS: 1498/998.
[Ref: 16833]    £1,250.00 ($1,746 • €1,416 rates)

MALLET, Alain Manesson. [Costumes from the Isle of Chios]
F. les de l'Isle de Chio. Dusseldorf: Vogel, 1719. Coloured. 165 x 115mm.
German version of Mallet's illustration of female costumes in the island of Chios.
[Ref: 15575]    £75.00 ($105 • €85 rates)

SEUTTER, Matthäus. [Deatiled map of the Morea]
Peloponnesus Hodie Morea... Augsburg, c.1725. Original wash colour. 490 x 580mm. A very fine and crisp example.
A large map of the Peloponnese, with bright original colour. Although the Venetians had lost hold on the Morea in 1714, over a decade before publication, the title cartouche still features a Cross and of the Venerian lion surrounded by vanquished Turks. ZACHARAKIS: 2177.
[Ref: 15338]    £450.00 ($629 • €510 rates)

CALMET, Augustin Antoine. [View of Patmos]
Vue de l'isle, et du port de Pathmos Paris, 1730. Coloured copper engraving. 320 x 440mm.
A view of the island and port of Patmos seen from the sea. The Convent of St Jean is represented. From Augustin Calmet's 'Dictionarium, historicum, criticum, chronologican, sacrae scripturae'.
[Ref: 16445]    £270.00 ($377 • €306 rates)

SEUTTER, Matthäus. [A decorative 18th Century map of Greece]
Græcia Nova et Mare Ægeum S. Archipelagus... Augsburg, c.1730. Original body colour. 495 x 580mm. Very fine impression on heavy paper.
Finely engraved map of Greece and the islands of the Aegean, with a title cartouche representing the conflict between Europe and the Ottoman Empire. ZACHARAKIS: 3349.
[Ref: 16595]    £600.00 ($838 • €680 rates)

MYLLER, Angelicus Maria [Scarce miniature prospect of Scio.]
Scio. Prague, Hiller, c.1732, 140 x 170mm.
A miniature view of the city of Scio from the sea, with the only named feature the 'Scola Homeri' (School of Homer), from Myller's 'Peregrinus In Jerusalem'. Myller journeyed from Rome to Jerusalem then on to Troy, Gallipoli and Constantinople. From there he travelled to Egypt, Syria and Malta and back to Rome. ZACKERAKIS:1595.
[Ref: 17922]    £320.00 ($447 • €363 rates)

EULER, Leonhard. [18th Century map of Greece, Albania and Romania]
Tab: Geogr: Græciæ Et Romaniæ... Berlin, c.1753, original colour, 320 x 370mm
Greece, Albania and Romania showing all their main towns and cities in original colour. Published in Euler's 'Atlas Geographicus’ under the auspices of the Prussian Royal Academy of Sciences, whose privilege stamp appears to the bottom right of the map.
[Ref: 16560]    £320.00 ($447 • €363 rates)

ROUX, Joseph. [Corfu]
[I Corfu]. Paris, 1764. 135 x 200mm.
Chart of the island of Corfu, noting many depths, published in Roux's 'Plans et Rades de la Méditerraneé'. ZACHARAKIS: 1967.
[Ref: 9108]    £95.00 ($133 • €108 rates)

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