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[17th century map of Cyprus and the islands of the Aegean]

image of Cyprus Ins.; Stalimini I.; Chius Insul.; Mitilene Ins.; Negroponte In.; Cerigo Insul.; Rhodus Ins. show larger image


HONDIUS, Jodocus.
Cyprus Ins.; Stalimini I.; Chius Insul.; Mitilene Ins.; Negroponte In.; Cerigo Insul.; Rhodus Ins. Amsterdam, 1609, French text edition. Old colour. 355 x 490mm. A good, dark impression.
An early example of this map of Cyprus with six inset maps of other Ægean islands underneath: Lemnos, Chios, Mitiline, Euboea, Kythira & Rhodes. In the seas of the main map are two strapwork cartouches, a sea-monster and a galley flying a Crescent Moon flag. This example is from the first French edition, published only three years after its first issue. ZACHARAKIS: 2211, illus.; KOEMAN: Me 19.
[Ref: 17882]    £1,400.00 ($1,845 • €1,567 rates)

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