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Rhodos, Dodecanesus

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

Marco Boschini, [1613-78] Venetian painter and engraver, published two important works regarding Greece: the " L'Archipelago. . . ' an isolario of the Greek Islands in 1658 and the earlier" Il Regno di Candia" in 1645.
The outlines of the Islands in the "L"Archipelago. . " recall those of Bartelemeo dalli Sonnetti, whose "Isolario " Venice. 1485 was the first apppearance of the islands in printed form.
Blackmer :172; Zacharakis:547/349. 173 by 120mm (6¾ by 4¾ inches).   ref: 2064  €500

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