Greece: Chios: Scio: Description de L'Isles de Chios by Petrus Bertius & Jodocus Hondius, 1618.

Greece: Chios: Scio: Description de L'Isles de Chios by Petrus Bertius & Jodocus Hondius, 1618.

By: Petrus Bertius & Jodocus Hondius

£125.00

Description

DH302206. Original and scarce miniature map of the island of Chios in the northern Aegean sea. Printed in 1618 in 'La Geographie Racourcie' in Paris. Size: 13.8cm x 9.7cm. Original copper engraving. Map features a decorative title cartouche with text in Latin. French title above the map with French text to the reverse. Very minor age staining to the margins which only very slightly affects the map. In very good plus, clean condition overall with good margins.

These miniature maps by Bertius and engraved by Hondius have been referred to as 'undoubtedly the finest set of miniature maps ever printed'.

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