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Kakón- óros, Crete.

Boschini, Marco. Mount Kakón- óros. "Cacco Noros" Venice "Marco Boschini Venetiano, al Serinissima Principe E Regal Collegio di Venetia" 1651
Black & white copper engraved birdseye view/ map ofthe coast and mountain Kakón- óros , from Marco Boschini's "Il Regno tutto di Candia"single page; verso blank.
The view/ map shows the coast and the rising mount of Kakón- óros, with ships to the sea in front.
Pashley mentions that Boschini mistakenly split the name becoming Cacco Noros as pictured here "This winding road is represented in the 29th plate of Marco Boschini's work II Regno tutto di Candia ec ed 1651 In the Italianized title Cacco Noros one almost loses the KaKov Opos of the Greeks This tendency to separate the final n from an adjective or article and prefix it to the following word is general " ["Travels in Crete "vol1 Robert Pashley] Dark impression, on laid paper, soiling to blank margins; dampstain to right, blank margin.;ink? stain just outside plate at lower blank margin.

Marco Boschini, [1613-78]
Venetian painter and engraver, published two important works regarding Greece.
" Il regno tutto di Candia" in 1651. (1st & only edition). Boschini started work on the survey of Crete in 1645, the year in which the Turks invaded the island. In his dedication to the work he mentions a large map of the island dated 1645 [of which only 2 copies are recorded] there is no copy of the complete work known of this date.
Boschini published the work in 1651, when the city of Candia [Iraklion] had been in a state of siege for 4 years ( it was to last 22 years): he undertook the work to illustrate the Venetian valour in the face of the Ottoman attack on Crete

"L'Archipelago."an isolario of the Greek Islands in 1658.
The outlines of the Islands in the "L'Archipelago" recall those of Bartelemeo dalli Sonnetti, whose "Isolario" Venice. 1485 was the first appearance of the islands in printed form.
Zacherakis: 614/416; Blackmer /Navari:171; Blackmer/Sotheby's:37. 220 by 162mm (8¾ by 6½ inches).   ref: 2092  €350

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