Greece Greek islands Lemnos Icaria Lesbos Samos Euboea c.1683 Bertius old mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Insular Aliquot Aefaei Maris Antiquadescrip Ex Conatibus geographics Abraham Ortely.
(Europe - Greece- Greek islands- Evia)
Issued Amsterdam, c. 1683 by Bertius after A. Ortelius.
Charming 17th century antique islands map. Engraved with beautiful full hand color. Decorative assortment of nine small maps, the central one Euboea- off the coast near Athens.
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 7/8"H x 11 3/8"W.
Printed area measures c. 5 1/2"H x 8 1/2"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1, p. 131.