Eylanden der Archipel.

Copper engraving, hand colored, 1688.
10 5/8 x 7 1/8" (271 x 181 mm).
Good condition and color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 49091
Price: $135.00
Publisher : Published by Wolfgang Waesberg, Amsterdam.
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. Maps , Curiosities