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Scarce Birds-eye view of Rethymnon from " La Galerie Agreable du Monde".

Rethymnon. Aa, Pieter van der. "I. Stemmers Fecit" Rethymnon. "Vesting de Retimo:Retimo Ville de l'isle de Candie" " LugduniBatavorum"[Leiden] "Par Pierre van der Aa, Marchand Libraire, Imprimeurde l'Univerite et de la Ville." 1729
Copper engraved plan and view of Iraklion of from volume 47 of Pieter van der Aa's " La Galerie Agreable du Monde." Black & white; verso blank.
This scarce plate from van der Aa's monumental work is after the town plan of Olfert Dapper which appeared in 1688; with title in French added and engravers details to lower left corner.
The plate appears to have been re-engraved in some parts to bring out the deatils of the town which are often faded in the Dapper Clean & bright, dark impression with wide margins; centre fold; old ink number to lower right corner just outside printed area; Spot to upper left edge just touching plate mark.
Koeman1: Aa9, Vol.47; pl.18 ; Not in Zacharakis. 275 by 365mm (10¾ by 14¼ inches).    €1000
Stock No. 2859 - Greece full description

Scarce Plan of Iraklion from " La Galerie Agreable du Monde".

Iraklion Aa, Pieter van der. "I. Stemmers Fecit" Iraklion "Candia: Plan de ville de Candie." " LugduniBatavorum"[Leiden] "Par Pierre van der Aa, Marchand Libraire, Imprimeurde l'Univerite et de la Ville." 1729
Copper engraved plan and view of Iraklion of from volume 47 of Pieter van der Aa's " La Galerie Agreable du Monde." Black & white; verso blank.
This scarce plate from van der Aa's monumental work is after the town plan of Olfert Dapper which appeared in 1688; with title added to lower plan and engravers details to lower left corner Clean & bright, dark impression with wide margins; centre fold; old ink number to lower right corner just outside printed area.
Koeman1: Aa9, Vol.47; pl.16 ; 267 by 353mm (10½ by 14 inches);[page:363x470mm.]    €800
Stock No. 2858 - Greece full description

Scarce Ornamental View of Iraklion.

Candia, Capital of the Kingdom Beaulieu, Sebastian de Pointault, Chavalier de Candia, Capital of the Kingdom " Candie, Capitalle du Royaume." Paris chez l'Autheur. without date. [1667-1694].
Copper engraved panaoramic view of Iraklion from "Les Glorieuses Conquetes de Louis de Grand.." Modern colour; verso blank.
The impressive view of Iraklion is surrounded by a decorative faux frame. Printed from two copper plates the upper half has an ornate garland with swags of leaves suspending an empty locket/frame [a portrait of Louis XIV was intended to be within the frame with his coat of arms suspended below from the small brass ring].
In the lower half a view of Iraklion from the sea with a key below to important edifices within the city. Good Impression, printed on thick laid paper; minor spotting, mainly to blank margins, a couple within the image; two short tears to right edge. {repaired with archival tape to verso].
see Zacharakis:246/135, for details of the map from the same work. 459 by 560mm (18 by 22 inches).    €1100
Stock No. 2525 - Greece full description

Crete.

Candia, Bertius, Petrus/ Pieter. Jodicus Hondius II. "Candia", "descriptio Cretæ" Amsterdam Jodicus Hondius Jr. 1616
Copper engraved map of Crete, by Hondius from Petrus Bertius :"Tabularum geographicum contractarum libri septum. " Decorative cartouche, sea monster and galleon. Latin text to verso describing the succeeding map. Dark impression.
Zacharakis 373/238; Koeman: Lan 11. 97 by 137mm (3¾ by 5½ inches).    €250
Stock No. 1307 - Greece full description

Crete.

Candia. Bertius, Petrus/ Pieter. Petrus Kaerius/Pieter van der Keere & Jodicus Hondius I. "Candia. " "Von der Insel Candia. " Frankfurt am Main, Matthias Becker for Heinrich Lorenzen. 1612.
Copper engraved map of Crete/ Candia, from " Petri Bertii Geographischer eyn oder zusammengezogner tabeln fünff untershiedliche bücher". German text to verso. Good impression, . upper margin short [4-5mm]; Spot to extreme right. blank, margin. Slight show through of text from verso.
Zacharakis 1843/1218 under Langenes. B; Koeman: Lan 10. 87 by 126mm (3½ by 5 inches).    €200
Stock No. 1318 - Greece full description

Crete.

Candia. Blaeu, Guiljelmus. Candia. "Candia olim Creta." Amsterdam Joahannes and Cornelius Blaeu. 1640
Original coloured, copper engraved map of Greece from volume 3 of Joan Blaeu's "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, sive Atlas novus. Pars Tertia" Double page; folio; Latin text to verso.
General map of Greece showing the peninsular and the Archipelago across to the coast of Asia Minor.
Title cartouche and two blank shields; ships to sea. Original colour; toning and general scattered spotting; tiny wormholes to upper & lower corners of blank margins; lower centre fold split with tape repair to verso.
Zacharakis;386/245;7Koeman1, Bl 36A [275/F] 382 by 528mm (15 by 20¾ inches).    €550
Stock No. 2503 - Greece full description

Dermatos Beach Crete.

Beach of Dermatos Boschini, Marco. Beach of Dermatos "Spiaggi di Dermato" Venice "Marco Boschini Venetiano, al Serinissima Principe E Regal Collegio di Venetia" 1651
Black & white copper engraved birdseye view/ map of the coast at Dermatos from Marco Boschini's "Il Regno tutto di Candia"single page; verso blank.
The view/ map shows the coast at Dermatos near Tsoutsouras; the beach is formed in a small valley on the western banks of the river Anapodaris. Traces of a Minoan settlement have been found in the area.
Dolphin to sea. Dark impression, on laid paper.
Zacherakis:629/431; Blackmer /Navari:171; Blackmer/Sotheby's:37. 215 by 163mm (8½ by 6½ inches).    €350
Stock No. 2109 - Greece full description

Agias Thodoroi, Crete

Agais Thodoroi. Boschini, Marco. Agais Thodoroi. " Spiaggiae di S. Thodoro" Venice "Marco Boschini Venetiano, al Serinissima Principe E Regal Collegio di Venetia" 1651
Black & white copper engraved map/viewof the island fort of Agias Thodoroi Crete from Marco Boschini's "Il Regno tutto di Candia" single page; verso blank.
The map/view shows the islands position of the North coast of Crete with ships on the horizon In 1583 the Venetians built two small fortresses on Agios Theodoros in part to prevent pirates from using the islands and in part to defend the coast of Crete. The Island is now a reserve for Kri Kri. Dark impression, on laid paper; light soiling to outer margins.
Zacherakis:595/397; Blackmer /Navari:171; Blackmer/Sotheby's:37. 213 by 162mm (8½ by 6½ inches).    €400
Stock No. 2081 - Greece full description

Myrtos, Crete.

Beach of Myrtos Boschini, Marco. Beach of Myrtos "Spiaggi di Mirto" Venice "Marco Boschini Venetiano, al Serinissima Principe E Regal Collegio di Venetia" 1651
Black & white copper engraved birdseye view/ map of the coast at Myrtos from Marco Boschini's "Il Regno tutto di Candia"single page; verso blank.
The view/ map shows the coast at Myrtos; also Boschini indicates the borders of the departments of Sittia and Iraklion either side of the Sarakina or Myrtos gorge. Dark impression, on laid paper.
Zacherakis:628/430; Blackmer /Navari:171; Blackmer/Sotheby's:37. 216 by 164mm (8½ by 6½ inches).    €400
Stock No. 2108 - Greece full description

Castle Belvedere, Crete.

Castle Belvedere Boschini, Marco. Castle Belvedere "Castel Belveder" Venice "Marco Boschini Venetiano, al Serinissima Principe E Regal Collegio di Venetia" 1651
Black & white copper engraved birdseye view/ map of castle Belvedere from Marco Boschini's "Il Regno tutto di Candia"single page; verso blank.
The view/ map shows the fort Castel Belvedere or Kastelos ,built on the isolated hill Kastellos, that was accessible only from its south side, near the villages of Ano and Kato Kastelliana.
The castle dominated the western edge of Messara and was built by the Genoese pirate Pescatore between 1206-1210. During building, materials were extracted by the ancient town Priansos, which was built at the same position. The name Belvedere means good view, derived from the stunning views towards all directions. Dark impression, on laid paper; soiling to blank margins; light dampstain to edge of right blank margin.
Not described by Zacherakis; Blackmer /Navari:171; Blackmer/Sotheby's:37. 215 by 162mm (8½ by 6½ inches).    €350
Stock No. 2114 - Greece full description


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