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Port of Atali,Bali, Crete.

Port of Atali Boschini, Marco. Port of Atali "Porto di atali" Venice "Marco Boschini Venetiano, al Serinissima Principe E Regal Collegio di Venetia" 1651
Black & white copper engraved birdseye view/ map of the port of Atali from Marco Boschini's "Il Regno tutto di Candia"single page; verso blank.
The view/ map shows the castle of port of Atali, now called Bali.
Bali is built on the site of the ancient city Astali, which was the port of Axos. Astali is linked to the city the legendary giant of Crete, Talos, stopped during his journey. Thus, the mountains south of the village are called Talean Mountains, after Talos. During the Venetian Era, this name was paraphrased to Atali, a name that is still live in the nearby monastery of Atalis. The present name is derived from Turks. Balli in Turkish means "honey" and the area was named so because of the many beehives. According to other beliefs, the fishing village was name Bali after the Turkish word ballik, which means fish Dark impression, on laid paper; some light soiling to blank margins.
Zacherakis:606/408; Blackmer /Navari:171; Blackmer/Sotheby's:37. 210 by 160mm (8¼ by 6¼ inches).    €300
Stock No. 2125 - Greece full description

Kali Limenes, Crete.

Port of Kali Limenes. Boschini, Marco. Port of Kali Limenes. "Porto di Caluslimiones." Venice "Marco Boschini Venetiano, al Serinissima Principe E Regal Collegio di Venetia" 1651
Black & white copper engraved birdseye view/ map of the coast at Kali Limenes from Marco Boschini's "Il Regno tutto di Candia"single page; verso blank.
The view/ map shows the coast at Kali Limenes,looking across to the Islands of Mikronisi and Megalonisi. sShips to sea. Dark impression, on laid paper; light dampstain to edge of right blank margin.
Zacherakis:630/432; Blackmer /Navari:171; Blackmer/Sotheby's:37. 216 by 162mm (8½ by 6½ inches).    €400
Stock No. 2110 - Greece full description

Loutro, Crete.

Port of Loutro of Sfakia Boschini, Marco. Port of Loutro of Sfakia "Porto di Lutro della Sfakia" Venice "Marco Boschini Venetiano, al Serinissima Principe E Regal Collegio di Venetia" 1651
Black & white copper engraved birdseye view/ map of the port of Loutro from Marco Boschini's "Il Regno tutto di Candia"single page; verso blank.
The view/ map shows the port of Loutro with ships to the sea. Dark impression, on laid paper; soiling to blank margins; light dampstain to edge of right blank margin.
Zacherakis:634/436; Blackmer /Navari:171; Blackmer/Sotheby's:37. 215 by 164mm (8½ by 6½ inches).    €400
Stock No. 2115 - Greece full description

Marathi , Crete

Port of Marathii. Boschini, Marco. Port of Marathii. " Porto di Marathi" Venice "Marco Boschini Venetiano, al Serinissima Principe E Regal Collegio di Venetia" 1651
Black & white copper engraved map/viewof the port of Marathi, Crete from Marco Boschini's "Il Regno tutto di Candia" single page; verso blank.
The map/view shows the port of Marathi on the Akrotiri peninsular at the entrance of Suda bay. Dark impression, on laid paper; light soiling to outer margins.
Zacherakis:599/401; Blackmer /Navari:171; Blackmer/Sotheby's:37. 213 by 163mm (8½ by 6½ inches).    €350
Stock No. 2082 - Greece full description

Port Tigani, Heronissos, Crete.

Port of Tigani, Heronissos Crete Boschini, Marco. Port of Tigani, Heronissos Crete "Porto di Tigani" Venice "Marco Boschini Venetiano, al Serinissima Principe E Regal Collegio di Venetia" 1651
Black & white copper engraved birdseye view/ map of the port of Tigani, Heronissos , from Marco Boschini's "Il Regno tutto di Candia"single page; verso blank.
The view/ map shows the coast and the ancient port of Heronissos. During the Venetian occupation , the place was called Puerto Tigani, and gave shelter to many ships during the Middle Ages, before entering a slow but steady decline, which ultimately reduced the city to a handful of houses. The decline was mainly due to the activity of pirates, Saracens and others who with their attacks and looting forced the inhabitants to seek shelter on the slopes of the surrounding mountains.
On the horizon is named the peninsular of Santa Zorzi and in the foreground the settlement of Zabagnana. there is also a large ship on the horizon. Dark impression, on laid paper.
Zacherakis: 615/417; Blackmer /Navari:171; Blackmer/Sotheby's:37. 218 by 162mm (8½ by 6½ inches).    €300
Stock No. 2093 - Greece full description

Zakros, Crete.

Port of Zakros. Boschini, Marco. Port of Zakros. "Porto di Xacro" Venice "Marco Boschini Venetiano, al Serinissima Principe E Regal Collegio di Venetia" 1651
Black & white copper engraved birdseye view/ map of the port of Zakros in eastern Crete from Marco Boschini's "Il Regno tutto di Candia"single page; verso blank.
The view/ map shows thebay and port of Zakros in eastern Crete. Dark impression, on laid paper; dampstain to right blank margin.
Zacherakis:624/426; Blackmer /Navari:171; Blackmer/Sotheby's:37. 216 by 164mm (8½ by 6½ inches).    €400
Stock No. 2104 - Greece full description

Sittia, Crete.

Sittia Boschini, Marco. Sittia "Settia" Venice "Marco Boschini Venetiano, al Serinissima Principe E Regal Collegio di Venetia" 1651
Black & white copper engraved birdseye view/ map of the bay & city of Sittia from Marco Boschini's "Il Regno tutto di Candia"single page; verso blank.
The view/ map shows the bay and city of Sittia. Ship & large fish to sea. Dark impression, on laid paper; llght soiling to blank margins.
Zacherakis: 622/424; Blackmer /Navari:171; Blackmer/Sotheby's:37. 216 by 164mm (8½ by 6½ inches).    €400
Stock No. 2099 - Greece full description

Sittia, Crete.

Sittia Boschini, Marco. Sittia "Settia" Venice "Marco Boschini Venetiano, al Serinissima Principe E Regal Collegio di Venetia" 1651
Black & white copper engraved birdseye view/ map of the city of Sittia from Marco Boschini's "Il Regno tutto di Candia"double page, folded; verso blank.
The view/ map shows city of Sittia with its fortified walls.. Dark impression, on laid paper; folded; some creasing; llght soiling to blank margins.
Not described by Zacherakis; Blackmer /Navari:171; Blackmer/Sotheby's:37. 213 by 390mm (8½ by 15¼ inches).    €650
Stock No. 2100 - Greece full description

Dia Island, Crete.

Standia Island. Boschini, Marco. Standia Island. "Standia Isola" Venice "Marco Boschini Venetiano, al Serinissima Principe E Regal Collegio di Venetia" 1651
Black & white copper engraved birdseye view/ map of Dia island from Marco Boschini's "Il Regno tutto di Candia"single page; verso blank.
Ships to the sea.
Standia or Dia island lies of Iraklion, from where it looks like a giant lizard which led to a legend that a giant lizard tried to destroy the island of Crete, but Zeus turned it in to stone with a thunderbolt, thus creating the island; it also features in mythology as the island Theseus escaped to after killing the Minotaur. The island is now a nature reserve with a number of protected species and plants. Dark impression, on laid paper, soiling to blank margins; light stain to lower margin entering image;dampstain to right, blank margin.
Zacherakis: 611/413; Blackmer /Navari:171; Blackmer/Sotheby's:37. 220 by 165mm (8¾ by 6½ inches).    €400
Stock No. 2089 - Greece full description

Suda Bay, Crete.

Suda Bay. Boschini, Marco. Suda Bay. " Porto e Forteza da Suda." Venice "Marco Boschini Venetiano, al Serinissima Principe E Regal Collegio di Venetia" 1651
Black & white copper engraved map/view of the bay and fort of Suda, Crete from Marco Boschini's "Il Regno tutto di Candia" single page; verso blank.
The birdseye view shows the bay of Suda with the island fort protecting the entrance. At the rear of the port are marked the "salines" or salt flats. Strategically important since ancient times Suda bay was fortified by the Venetians to protect it from pirates and the Ottoman fleet; today it is the home of a NATO naval base . Dark impression, on laid paper; light soiling to outer margins.
Zacherakis:598/400; Blackmer /Navari:171; Blackmer/Sotheby's:37. 215 by 165mm (8½ by 6½ inches).    €400
Stock No. 2078 - Greece full description


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