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Old antique map of Crete by Rostagno oriented to the South

Item number:26014
Category:Antique maps > mediterranean sea
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Price: 1450 Euro ($1653 / £1290.5)
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***   Very rare broadsheet plan of the siege of Crete by the Turks in 1668   ***


Dissegno di Candia Attaccata dal Turco sotto il Commando del Primo Visir et Diffesa dall' Eccmo. Sigr. Marchese Villa, dal Principio del Attacco li 24 Maggio 1667, sino li 21 Aprile 1668. - Rostagno, 1668.

Old map of the siege of Crete by the Turks, by Rostagno.

Shows a maritime scene below the plan.
Letterpress key below the engraving.

Oriented to the South.

Date of this map: 1668
Date on the map: 1668

Engraved by G.M. Belgramo.

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size (not including letterpress key and margins): 44.5 x 50cm (17.4 x 19.5 inches)
Verso: Blank
Condition: Some wear at left fold, else good.
Condition Rating: A
References: Not in Zacharakis.

From: Rostagno, Viaggi in Dalmatia Rostagno, G. B. Viaggi dell'Illustrissimo & Eccellentissimo Sign. Marchese Ghiron Francesco Villa in Dalmatia, e Levante. Con la distincta relatione de'successi di Candia per il tempo. Turin, G. Sinibaldo, 1668.

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