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The City of Rhodes

Peeters, Jaques Rhodes "Rhode" Antwerp Peeters, Jacques. after1685
Decorative copper engraved view by Jacques Peeters of Rhodos city from "Description Des Principales des Villes. . . . " .Modern hand colour; verso blank Dark impression.

Jacques Peeters [1637-1695] was a publisher in Antwerp,
He published the following:
"Description des principales villes, Harvres et Isles du golfe de Venise du cotê oriental. . . de la Morea. . . de la Grece. . . de l'archipel. . dela terre sainte, et autres dessous la domination ottomaine. . . en perse et le regne du Grand Mogol le tout en abregê" [no date but after 1685. ] containing views. plans and maps. with the cooperation of Gasper Bouttats.
Of the approximately 115 plates. 18 are maps of Greek islands.

It should not be confused with the work of Jan Peeters "Diverse viite delle citta in Candia, Morea come nel Archipelago. " or "Diverse visite delli Dardenellindel stretto. . . nel Arcipelago. " also published in Antwerp in c 1664 in which there are only 2 maps.

In 1692 he published his"L'Atlas en abregé ou nouvelle description du monde. "
155 by 213mm (6 by 8½ inches).   ref: 2069  €300

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