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Insula Creta hodie Candia

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A magnificent, beautifully colored map of Crete and the Aegean islands to its north with a superb cartouche featuring Mercury, Neptune, and a regal female figure holding the crested shield of Crete.
Item Number: g1149
Cartographer: Homann
Place & Date: Nuremberg / 1730
Size: 23" x 19"
Condition: wash color; overall age toning, light browning along center fold; some staining along bottom of center fold and along top and bottom margins.
Price: SOLD