Lot 582: Jansson map of Asia Minor c.1650

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:47:47

Lot 582: Author: Jansson, Jan; Title: Natolia, quae olim Asia Minor; Place Published: Amsterdam; Publisher: N/A; Date Published: c.1650; Description: Copper-engraved map, hand-colored. 38.3x49.9 cm (15x19½").Present-day Turkey including several Aegean Islands, with Cyprus prominently shown in the south. A fierce sea battle rages in the Mediterranean along with curious looking sea monsters.With an unusual vertical scale of miles. Spanish text on verso. Condition: Toned, neatly repaired along centerfold, a few marginal reapairs; about very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $150-250
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