Thrace Greece Limnos Aegean Turkey Bosporus c.1683 Bertius beautiful old mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Thraciae veteris Typus.
(Europe - Greece - Turkey - Bulgaria - Balkans- Lemnos- Limnos- Aegean- Istanbul- Bosporus)
Issued Amsterdam, c. 1683 by Bertius.
Charming 17th century antique map. Engraved with beautiful full hand color. Title within simply strapwork cartouche bottom right, distance scale top left.
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. 8 1/4"H x 11 1/8"W.
Printed area measures c. 6 1/4"H x 7 7/8"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1, p. 131.