Boschini, Marco. Leros. "Lero" Venice. Niccolini, Francesco. 1658
Copper engraved map of Leros from Boschini's "L'Archipelago con tutte Isole, scolgio secche, e bassi fondi, con i mare, golfi, seni, porti, citta e' castelli. " Italian text to succeeding map to verso Good impression; slight show through of text from verso; modern hand colour; mounted.
Marco Boschini, [1613-78] Venetian painter and engraver, published two important works regarding Greece: the " L'Archipelago. . . ' an isolario of the Greek Islands in 1658 and the earlier" Il Regno di Candia" in 1645. The outlines of the Islands in the "L"Archipelago. . " recall those of Bartelemeo dalli Sonnetti, whose "Isolario " published inVenice. 1485 was the first appearance of the islands in printed form.
Blackmer :172; Zacharakis:574/376 175 by 116mm (7 by 4½ inches).
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