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L´Egeo Redivivo o sia Chorographia Dell´Arcipelago

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Description: Piacenza, Egeo Redivivo
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L´Egeo Redivivo o sia Chorographia Dell´Arcipelago ,Grecia,Morea o Peloponese,di Candia ,e Cipri


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Author

Piacvenza Francesco
Date

Modona per gli Eredi Soliani 1688

Description

First edition, 4to. Engraved additional title , Engraved portrait of Franciscus II Duke of Modena, [VIII] including title page,684 pgs and 63 maps of the greek islands.3(many of them folded).Light browning in some of the maps.Original vellum binding.
Fine copy of this scarce book in the tradition of islands books or Isolarios. The work was probably related to the venetian conquests in continental Greece. The description of the greek islands is quite extensive and thorough on each island. It contains descriptions of Roumelia and Peloponnesus. Also contains an interesting index of known and supposed ancient temples
Ref: Blackmer 1305,Armao(1953) pg 253,Zacharakis 1520-82
  • Number: 2080006
  • Dealer: Gonzalo Fernandez Pontes Madrid







 
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