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Greece after Ptolomaeus.

Nova Græcia secundum omnes regiones & ptovincias citra & ultra Hellispontum Münster, Sebastian. "Nova Græcia secundum omnes regiones & ptovincias citra & ultra Hellispontum" " Tabula Nova Graciae...." Basileae Henricum Petri 1552.
Double page woodcut map of Greece from Sebastian Münster's famous "Cosmographia". Black and white; Latin title to verso.

The map shows Greece and the Balkan peninsular according to Ptolomaeus, with part of Asia Minor [ Turkey]. the map first appeared in Munster's Basle edition of Ptolemy in 1540; it would be replaced in 1588 with a map of Modern Greece [Zach .2439/1580] Good impression; small hole at top centre fold above title and at lower centre fold in blank margin[ from former binding]; light diagonal creases to lower corners; minor staining to margins.
Zacharakis :2438/1579. 255 by 342mm (10 by 13½ inches).    €500
Stock No. 2804 - Greece full description

Greece.

Griechenlandt. Ortelius, Abraham. "Iacobo Castado" Griechenlandt. "Graeciae Univerae Secundum hodierum situm Neoterica Descriptio." "Antverpiæ"/Antwerp.. " ghetruckht by Gieles van Diest." 1572
Copper engraved map of Greece after Jacob Gastaldi from Ortelius' "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" 1571 edition; black & white; German text to verso.
The map is from the first German text edition of the "Theatrum". Good dark impression; modern colour; ligtly toned and some light soiling.
Van de Krogt :3; .Koeman: Ort 5, 40; Zacherakis: 2485/1610; van den Broecke:146. 363 by 513mm (14¼ by 20¼ inches).    €1000
Stock No. 2484 - Greece full description

Greece.

Griecken. Ortelius, Abraham. "Iacobo Castado" Griecken. "Graeciae Univerae Secundum hodierum situm Neoterica Descriptio." "Antverpiæ"/Antwerp.. " ghedruckt by Gieles van Diest." 1571/3
Copper engraved map of Greece after Jacob Gastaldi from Ortelius' "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" 1571 edition; coloured ;Dutch text to verso.
The map is from the first Dutch text edition of the "Theatrum". Good dark impression; ligtly toned; old red crayon lines from Arta to Lamia and on the Isthmus of Corinth, various other pencil underlinings; Short centrefo0ld split at lower margin [repaired to verso].
Van de Krogt :3; .Koeman: Ort 3, 40; Zacherakis: 2485/1610; van den Broecke:146. 362 by 513mm (14¼ by 20¼ inches).    €1100
Stock No. 2483 - Greece full description

Ægina, Saronic Gulf.

Ægina. Piacenza, Francesco Delinea Fran Placentia
Sculpsit Fran.Guianottus Mut.
Ægina. "Engia." Modena "Eredi Soliani stampatori Ducali" 1688
Copper engraved map of Ægina in the Saronic Gulf. from "L'Egeo redivivo, o' sia choragraphia dell' Archipelago". Text to verso. Good impression, slight show through of text from verso.
Zacharakis :2686/1750 169 by 123mm (6¾ by 4¾ inches).    €300
Stock No. 1731 - Greece full description

The Oracle of Delphi.

A General View of Delphi. Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del . Justin Ouvrie lith. A General View of Delphi. "Vue Genérale de Delphes" Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of the site of Delphi from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: double page from an unfolded edition; blank verso.
The view shows the village of Kastri which stood on what is now the archeological site; the residents had used the marble columns and structures as support beams and roofs for their improvised houses.
Stackelberg indicates the temple of Apollo within the village, also giving locations for the Stadium and other major structures. although the site would not be excavated until the end of the century, when the village was moved following an earthquake. Behind is the rising might of Mount Parnassus, with Arachova on its high slopes. Generally clean & bright; 3 tiny wormhole withiin sky of the image; short tears to extreme margins well away from the image.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 415 by 660mm (16¼ by 26 inches) image including title.    €700
Stock No. 1868 - Greece full description

Panopea & Chæronia, Boeotia, Continental Greece.

Chæronia. Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del . Villeneuve Lith. Chæronia. "Ruines de Panopée et Plaine de Chæronée" Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of the ruins of the ancient town of Panopea above the plain of Chæronia. from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: single page; blank verso.
Pausanius describing the remains of Panopea wonders iftit could be considered a city as it has "neither governor, nor a gymnasium, nor a theatre, nor a forum, nor, lastly any fountain of water."
He goes on to comment that the inhabitabts lived in "wooden houses, resembling cottages in the mountains." and concludes that it must have been more stronghold than a city. Evenly toned; very minor spotting.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 280 by 394mm (11 by 15½ inches) image including title.    €100
Stock No. 1851 - Greece full description

Gyrton,on the river Pineios, Thessaly.

Gyrton in the valley of the Pineios. Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del . Villeneuve Lith. Gyrton in the valley of the Pineios. "Gyrton dans le Vallèe du Pènèe." Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Lithograph of the Gyrton & the valley of the Pineois, Thessaly from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: double page from an unfolded edition; Modern colour; blank verso.
The view shows the course of the river in the valley with the mountains including olympus behind . gyrton is a small village on the river named after a mythological figure. Spot to sky; some spotting to margins.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 350 by 565mm (13¾ by 22¼ inches)Image including title.    €500
Stock No. 1872 - Greece full description

Gyrton,on the river Pineios, Thessaly.

Gyrton in the valley of the Pineios. Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del . Villeneuve Lith. Gyrton in the valley of the Pineios. "Gyrton dans le Vallèe du Pènèe." Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of the Gyrton & the valley of the Pineois, Thessaly from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: double page from an unfolded edition; blank verso.
The view shows the course of the river in the valley with the mountains including olympus behind . gyrton is a small village on the river named after a mythological figure. Clean and bright; printed on india paper, mounted;some spotting to margins; chips to extreme edges of paper.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 365 by 586mm (14¼ by 23 inches)India paper.    €700
Stock No. 1870 - Greece full description

Messolonghi, Aetolia-Acarnania.

Messolonghi. Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del . Villeneuve Lith. Messolonghi. "Messalonghi." Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of Mesalonghi from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: single page; blank verso.
The view shows the town from the marshes with the mountains behind. This is probably one of the few views of the whole town, famous for the seige there during the war of Independence and where Lord Byron met his death. Bright and generally clean; one spot within the image, lower left corner; wide margins, some chips to edges .
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 230 by 396mm (9 by 15½ inches) image including title.    €600
Stock No. 1850 - Greece full description

Mount Oros on the island of Ægina in the Saronic Gulf.

Mount Oros, Ægina Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del . Villeneuve Lith. Mount Oros, Ægina "Intérieur du mont Fendu à Egine." Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of Mount Oros in the interior of Ægina from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: single page; blank verso.
Baedeker in 1894 states: "the Oros,now named St.Elias after a chapel on its summit, is the most conspicuous point in the entire Saronic gulfand attracts the eye of every traveller who sails across the gulf from the E.or S."

Toning to edges of paper, a few spots to margins, otherwise clean.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 285 by 396mm (11¼ by 15½ inches) image including title.    €200
Stock No. 1857 - Greece full description

The Fort of Phyle, Attika.

Phyle. Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del .Tirpenne lithog. Phyle. "Phylès" Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of the fort of Phyle Attika from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: double page from an unfolded edition; blank verso.
The view shows the Athenian Phyle frontier fort, part of a chain of forts on Attika's northern border, which lies against the Parnes Mountains and protects one of the passes towards Thebe. The viewlooks over
the plain of Eleusis and in the far distance the Acropolis of Athens is marked by Stackelberg. Clean & bright.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 405 by 672mm (16 by 26½ inches)Image including title.    €500
Stock No. 1871 - Greece full description

The Island of Salamína, site of the Battle of Salamis

Salamina. Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del . Jacollet Lith. Salamina. "Salamine." Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of the island of Salamina from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: double page from an unfolded edition; blank verso.
The view shows the island of Salamina from behind the village of Ampelaka , with indications of the sites of the ancient town of Salamina, the port and looking to the mainland, in the distance the Acropolis of Athens .
Stackelberg must have chosen this view as it also shows the site of the Battle of Salamis , between the island and the mainland. Clean & bright.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 3000 by 658mm (118 by 26 inches)image including title.    €800
Stock No. 1874 - Greece full description

Temple of Minerva, Ægina in the Saronic Gulf.

Temple of Aphaea, Ægina. Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del.; Chapuy lithog.; Fig par v. Adam. Temple of Aphaea, Ægina. "Temple de Minerve à Egine." Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of the Temple of Minerva on Ægina from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: single page; blank verso.
Also known as the Temple of Aphaea,the temple was made known in Western Europe by the publication of the Antiquities of Ionia (London, 1797). In 1811, the young English architect Charles Robert Cockerell, finishing his education on his academic Grand Tour, and Baron Otto Magnus von Stackelberg removed the fallen fragmentary pediment sculptures. On the recommendation of Baron Carl Haller von Hallerstein, who was also an architect and, moreover, a protégé of the art patron Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria, the marbles were shipped abroad and sold the following year to the Crown Prince, soon to be King Ludwig I of Bavaria. Printed on india paper, mounted: scratch to sky ; generally clean; spotting to verso not showing on image; a few spots to lower margin; short margins, approx6mm outside printed image.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 297 by 400mm (11¾ by 15¾ inches) image including title.    €500
Stock No. 1856 - Greece full description

The Port of Ægina.

The Great Portof Ægina and the ruins of the Temple of Venus. Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del . Rose Ostervald lith. The Great Portof Ægina and the ruins of the Temple of Venus. "Grand Port d'Egine et Restes de Temple de Venus" Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of the port of Ægina, from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: double page from an unfolded edition; blank verso.
The view shows the port of Ægina, with the town, and the remains of the Temple of Venus. Clean & bright; slight crease to centre of sky; a few tears repaired to edges of paper; spotting to blank margins.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 390 by 640mm (15¼ by 25¼ inches))image including title.    €1000
Stock No. 1875 - Greece full description

Temple of Olympian Zeus & the Acropolis, Athens.

The Olympieion called by the Romans the Temple of Jupiter Olympius, known in the eighteenth century as the Columns of Hadrian. Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del.; Lith. par Benoit The Olympieion called by the Romans the Temple of Jupiter Olympius, known in the eighteenth century as the Columns of Hadrian. "Pantheon d'Adrien a Athènes." Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of the temple of Olympian Zeus, Athens from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: single page; blank verso.
The view shows the temple in the foreground in great detail, with the Acropolis behind; the perspective also allows one to see the Gate of Hadrien and the Theatre of Herodian.
An iconic image of Athens;the temple is described by Vitruvius:"This work is not only universally esteemed, but is accounted one of the rarest specimens of magnificence."[ "On Architecture"(VII.Pref.15)]
Printed on india paper, mounted: spotting to sky & heavier to blank margins.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 310 by 455mm (12¼ by 18 inches)extent of india paper, image Including title.    €1000
Stock No. 1858 - Greece full description

Athens from the Plain of Kifissós,

The Plain of Kifissós, Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del . Justin Ouvrie Lith. The Plain of Kifissós, "Plain de Céphisse." Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of Athens from the Plain of Kifissós,, from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: double page from an unfolded edition; blank verso.
The view shows the plain of the river Kifissós, with the Acropolis of Athens in the mid ground and extending to the sea and the port of Pireus, Clean & bright; tears to right margin repaired [longest 40mm top right corner] none of the tears enters the image.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 380 by 662mm (15 by 26 inches)image including title.    €1500
Stock No. 1873 - Greece full description

Livadeia, Capital of Boeotia.

View of Livadeia Boeotia. Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del . Justin Ouvrie lith. View of Livadeia Boeotia. "Lébadée aujourd'hui Livadie." Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of the Livadia from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: double page from an unfolded edition; blank verso.
Possibly the best view of Livadeia, showing its position on the slopes above the plain built between two hills the 2 springs known in mythology as "Lethe" (forgetfulness) and "Mnemosyne" (memory).
Stackelberg marks the Oracle of Trophonius and the mountains Parnassus and Cirphis . Clean and bright; printed on india paper, mounted; small scratch to sky; chips to extreme edges of paper.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 390 by 670mm (15¼ by 26½ inches) india paper.    €1000
Stock No. 1869 - Greece full description

Scarce map of Greece with Stunning Original Colour.

Greece and the Archipelago. Valk, Gerardium & Leonardum Greece and the Archipelago. "Graecia et Archipelago, divisus in singulares Regiones Macedoniae, Albaniae, Epiri, Thessaliae, Achaiae et Morea; quibus accedunt Insulae Candia, Corcyra, Cephalonia ,Zcintho, Stalimene, Metelino, Chios etc." Amsterdam Valk, Gerard and Leonard c1702
Copper engraved map of Greece and the Archipelago by Gerard and Leonard Valk. Original full wash colour; verso blank.
The map first appeared in Schenk and Valk's "Atlantis Sylloge Compendiosa," c.1702; it shows the whole Greek peninsular and the Aegean with the coast of Asia Minor and the adjoining countries to the North. The territories of Greece and Albania, Macedonia and the Islands with full wash colour. Major towns heightened with red. Good dark impression with bright original full wash colour; occasional offset of colour; two old ink numbers to blank margins.
The maps of Schenk and Valk are famous for their full wash colour, however often the pigments, particularly in the greens deteriorated leading to browning and eventually causing the paper to crack, for this reason it is unusual to see such bright original colour.
Zacharakis: 3609/2342; Koeman III, p138, Map no 36. 600 by 496mm (23½ by 19½ inches).    €1000
Stock No. 2534 - Greece full description

The Archipelago of Greece.

The Archipelago, Greece. Visscher, Nicolaes The Archipelago, Greece. "Exactissima totius Arhipelagi nec non Græciæ Tabula in qua omnes subjacentes Regiones et Insulæ distincte ostennduntur per Nicolaum Vissche Amstelo- Batm.r" Amsterdam Visscher, Nicolaes , "in de Visscher, Klaverstraat" circa 1680
Copper engraved map of Greece and the Archipelago by Nicolaes Visscher. Original full wash colour; verso blank.
The map shows the peninsular of Greece with the islands of the Archipelago in the Aegean sea; part of Asia minor to the right. Decorative title cartouche, surmounted by the god Apollo [ original colour]; engraved texts beside many of the islands highlighting important towns and sites Good impression; light even toning; some foxing and damp staining mainly to to blank margins; short centre fold split at upper margin, old repair to verso; light stain at upper centre fold; short split at lower centre fold [repaired].
Zacharakis 3627/2350. 475 by 570mm (18¾ by 22½ inches).    €800
Stock No. 2494 - Greece full description


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