Turkey Greece Greek Islands Rhodes Candia 1683 charming Mallet decorative mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Les Isles de l'Archipel qui Sont Vers l'Asia.
(Turkey / Greece/ Balkans/ Greek Islands/ Candia- Rhodes- Aegean Sea).
Issued c.1683, Paris by Mallet.
Charming little 17th century miniature map with nice visual appeal. Engraved with beautiful full hand color- a superior visual example. Large pictorial cartouche top right depicts two cherubs seated on pedestal with banners behind them.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Sheet measures c. 8 1/2"H x 5 1/4"W.
Printed area measures c. 5 1/2"H x 3 7/8"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 3, p. 196.