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Early Map of Naxos.

Bordonne, Benedetto. Naxos, [Folegandros; Iraklia, Schinoussa & Keros.] "Nixia". Venice Nicolò Zappino. 1528 or later.
Wood cut engraved map of Naxos from "Libro di Benedetto Bordone nel qual si ragiona de tutte l'isole del mondo ..." otherwise the "Isolario di Benedetto Bordone nel qual siragigiona di tutte le isole Del mondo..."published in 1534.
The map is set within a page of text ; on the verso are 2 further maps of Folegandros/ Policandro with the adjoining islands of Sikino &c. and of Iraklia, Schinoussa & Keros.
The very stylized maps are reminiscent of those by dalla Sonetti, the first printed maps of the Greek islands published in 1485-6 Dark impression; light toning; paper fault in 6th line of text; old ink annotations to margins.
Phillips 164; Sabin 6421: Zacharakis:518/321, 504/307,505/308. 84 by 145mm (3¼ by 5¾ inches) each map.    €250
Stock No. 2755 - Greece full description

Rhodos, Dodecanesus

Rhodos Boschini, Marco. Rhodos "Rodi" Venice Niccolini, Francesco 1658
Copper engraved map of Rhodos from "L'Archipelago con tutte Isole, scolgio secche, e bassi fondi, con i mare, golfi, seni, porti, citta e' castelli. " Italian text to succeeding map to verso. Modern hand colour. Good impression, show through of text and engraved tail piece from. verso
Blackmer :172; Zacharakis:547/349. 173 by 120mm (6¾ by 4¾ inches).    €500
Stock No. 2064 - Greece full description

Dermatos Beach Crete.

Beach of Dermatos Boschini, Marco. Beach of Dermatos "Spiaggi di Dermato" Venice "Marco Boschini Venetiano, al Serinissima Principe E Regal Collegio di Venetia" 1651
Black & white copper engraved birdseye view/ map of the coast at Dermatos from Marco Boschini's "Il Regno tutto di Candia"single page; verso blank.
The view/ map shows the coast at Dermatos near Tsoutsouras; the beach is formed in a small valley on the western banks of the river Anapodaris. Traces of a Minoan settlement have been found in the area.
Dolphin to sea. Dark impression, on laid paper.
Zacherakis:629/431; Blackmer /Navari:171; Blackmer/Sotheby's:37. 215 by 163mm (8½ by 6½ inches).    €350
Stock No. 2109 - Greece full description

The East Coast of the Peloponnesus.

The East Coast of the Peloponnesus. Boschini, Marco. The East Coast of the Peloponnesus. "Damala et Altreis" Venice. Niccolini, Francesco. 1658
Copper engraved map of the eastern part of the Peloponnesus from Boschini's "L'Archipelago con tutte Isole, scolgio secche, e bassi fondi, con i mare, golfi, seni, porti, citta e' castelli. " Italian text to succeeding map to verso; modern hand colour.
The unusual map shows the coast of Argolis and the Argo-Saronic gulf. Portrayed with south at the top it is more recognisable when turned 180 degrees showing the Isthmus of Corinth, the islands of the Saronic gulf, Aegina, Methana [Damala of the title], Hydra, Poros ,and Spetze. the Argolic gulf with Nafplion and the coast down to Neapolis, including monomvasia. Good impression; slight show through of text from verso; modern hand colour; mounted.
Blackmer :172; Zacharakis:591/393. 175 by 116mm (7 by 4½ inches).    €500
Stock No. 2760 - Greece full description

Ikaria, Northern Aegean.

Ikaria. Boschini, Marco. Ikaria. "SNicaria" Venice Niccolini, Francesco 1658
Copper engraved map ofIkaria from "L'Archipelago con tutte Isole, scolgio secche, e bassi fondi, con i mare, golfi, seni, porti, citta e' castelli. " Italian text to succeeding map to verso. Modern hand colour. Good impression; slight show through of text from verso; modern hand colour; mounted.
Blackmer :172; Zacharakis:579/381 175 by 116mm (7 by 4½ inches).    €450
Stock No. 2745 - Greece full description

Myrtos, Crete.

Beach of Myrtos Boschini, Marco. Beach of Myrtos "Spiaggi di Mirto" Venice "Marco Boschini Venetiano, al Serinissima Principe E Regal Collegio di Venetia" 1651
Black & white copper engraved birdseye view/ map of the coast at Myrtos from Marco Boschini's "Il Regno tutto di Candia"single page; verso blank.
The view/ map shows the coast at Myrtos; also Boschini indicates the borders of the departments of Sittia and Iraklion either side of the Sarakina or Myrtos gorge. Dark impression, on laid paper.
Zacherakis:628/430; Blackmer /Navari:171; Blackmer/Sotheby's:37. 216 by 164mm (8½ by 6½ inches).    €400
Stock No. 2108 - Greece full description

Castle Belvedere, Crete.

Castle Belvedere Boschini, Marco. Castle Belvedere "Castel Belveder" Venice "Marco Boschini Venetiano, al Serinissima Principe E Regal Collegio di Venetia" 1651
Black & white copper engraved birdseye view/ map of castle Belvedere from Marco Boschini's "Il Regno tutto di Candia"single page; verso blank.
The view/ map shows the fort Castel Belvedere or Kastelos ,built on the isolated hill Kastellos, that was accessible only from its south side, near the villages of Ano and Kato Kastelliana.
The castle dominated the western edge of Messara and was built by the Genoese pirate Pescatore between 1206-1210. During building, materials were extracted by the ancient town Priansos, which was built at the same position. The name Belvedere means good view, derived from the stunning views towards all directions. Dark impression, on laid paper; soiling to blank margins; light dampstain to edge of right blank margin.
Not described by Zacherakis; Blackmer /Navari:171; Blackmer/Sotheby's:37. 215 by 162mm (8½ by 6½ inches).    €350
Stock No. 2114 - Greece full description

Serifos, Cyclades, Greece.

Serphino. Boschini, Marco. "Serphino. " Venice Niccolini, Francesco 1658
Copper engraved map of Serifos in the Cyclades from "L'Archipelago con tutte Isole, scolgio secche, e bassi fondi, con i mare, golfi, seni, porti, citta e' castelli. " Italian text to succeeding map to verso. Good impression, show through of text and engraved tail piece from. verso
Blackmer :172; Zacharakis:558/360. 175 by 116mm (7 by 4½ inches).    €500
Stock No. 1541 - Greece full description

Cazzaban/ Cazzapa Beach and Lazaretto, Crete.

Cazzaban beach Boschini, Marco. Cazzaban beach "Spiaggia di cazzabano" Venice "Marco Boschini Venetiano, al Serinissima Principe E Regal Collegio di Venetia" 1651
Black & white copper engraved birdseye view/ map of the coast beach at Cazzaban, Iraklion, from Marco Boschini's "Il Regno tutto di Candia"single page; verso blank.
The view/ map shows the beach at Cazzaban/ Cazzapa just east of Candia city/ Iraklion ; it shows the position of the Lazaretto of Iraklion. Dark impression, on laid paper, soiling to blank margins; dampstain to right, blank margin.; offset stain to verso not visible.
Zacherakis: 612/414; Blackmer /Navari:171; Blackmer/Sotheby's:37. 219 by 163mm (8½ by 6½ inches).    €400
Stock No. 2090 - Greece full description

Fort of Selino, Paleochora, Crete.

Castle Selino Boschini, Marco. Castle Selino "Castel Selino" Venice "Marco Boschini Venetiano, al Serinissima Principe E Regal Collegio di Venetia" 1651
Black & white copper engraved birdseye view/ map of the castle of Selino from Marco Boschini's "Il Regno tutto di Candia"single page; verso blank.
The view/ map shows the castle of Selino , now the village of Paleochora. Dark impression, on laid paper; some soiling to blank margins.
Zacherakis:637/439; Blackmer /Navari:171; Blackmer/Sotheby's:37. 220 by 165mm (8¾ by 6½ inches).    €400
Stock No. 2118 - Greece full description


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