Cyprus Insula Laeta Choris
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An attractively coloured depiction of Cyprus in ancient times identifying the classical sites of the island. Finely engraved this unusual map appears less frequently on the market than the map of the island showing contemporary cartography and appeared in in the "Atlas Antiquus" edited by Georgius Hornius and published with maps by Jan Jansson. Fine condition.
mapmaker: J. Jansson
place and date of publication: Amsterdam 1652-1662
medium and colour: copperplate, Colouredref: 42901
size in mm: 345 by 475mm (13.5 by 18.75 inches).
literature: Stylianou, The History Of The Cartography Of Cyprus, 117.
Price: £ 1500
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