Achaea Greece Euboea Athens Attica Hellas Doris c.1683 Bertius beautiful old mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Achaia quae et Hellas.
(Greece- Greek island Euboea- Athens- peloponnesus- Macedonia)
Issued Amsterdam, c. 1683 by Bertius.
Charming 17th century antique map. Engraved with beautiful full hand color. Decorative titkle cartouche, sailing ship, sea monster lower right. Athens is the large red city slightly right of center.
Sheet remains well preserved, keeping in mind map is not modern or new, so minor paper flaws unworthy of specific mention are sometimes to be expected. Clean, well-preserved and pleasing example, lovely visual appearance.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet measures c. 7 1/4"H x 9 1/4"W.
Printed area measures c. 5 3/4"H x 8"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1, p. 131.