Large nice and unusual map of PELOPONNESE in GREECE, by. With a magnificent cartouche. PELOPONNESUS Ad Antiquor mentem… A Iiacomo Cantelli Vineolen….. Gio Iacobi de Rubeis formis Rome ad templ… The map depicts the Peloponnese, with a dedication to Gregorio Boncompagno. The map is engraved by Francescus Donia Messanensis. It has been made from a map of Pausanias, Strabon, Ptolemy. Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi was an italian engraver and painter, at the end of 17th century. For this atlas, Giacomo de Rossi worked with Giacomo Cantelli da Vignola. The firm published also maps from Nicolas Sanson. Later, the firm was solded to Lorenzo Filippo, knowned as “Calcografia Nazionale”, then, the “Regia Calcografica”. It still exits today as “Calcografia Nazionale”. It is as a museum which owns one of the most important and nice maps of the world. Edition: From “Mercurio Geografico overo Guida Geografica in Tutte Le Parti del Mondo”, Rome, dated 1685, 17th century. Size with margins : 60 x 46,5. Cm / 23,6 x 18,1 inches. On very strong paper, well engraved, in colors. WE DON’T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected. Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in this country: FR. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Date Range: 1600-1699
- Printing Technique: Copper Plate
- Year: 1685
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Country/Region: Greece