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Eylanden der Archipel.


  • PUBLISHER: Published by Wolfgang Waesberg, Amsterdam.

  • MEDIUM: Copper engraving, hand colored,

    DATE: 1688.

  • EDITION SIZE: 10 5/8 x 7 1/8" (271 x 181 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Allegorical titlepage from Eylanden der Archipel, the famous work on the history and topography of the Aegean Islands by Olfort Dapper. Surrounding the rectangular column carrying the title are the figures of Diana, Venus, Neptune and the Colossus of Rhodes. In the clouds above are a lion and a cherub displaying a Turkish pennant.


  • CONDITION: Good condition and color.


  • CATEGORIES: Maps , Curiosities

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