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Publisher: HOFFMANN, J.
Title: Insula Candia ejusque fortificatio.
Published in: Nuremberg, 1680
Size: 18.0 x 21.7 inches.
45.7 x 55.0 cm.

Condition: Cut on upper and lower neat line and remargined. Dark impression. In very good condition.
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An earlier and smaller version of De Wit's map of Candia. Richly engraved work, one of the most beautiful ever produced of Crete. There are insets of the fortifications at Iraklion and Canea, and four other insets (Spina Longa, Retimo, Thine, Suda ) below the map. With a decorative title cartouche and numerous ships in the sea. Published in Nuremberg according to Zacharakis in "Eigentlicher Abriß und Beschreibung Des uhralten Königreichs oder Insul Candien/ und desselben in sich begreiffenden Territorii und Landschafft; Samt der Weltberühmten ... Haupt-Vestung Candia".
Reference: Zacharakis 1638/2394,IMCoS Journal No.92, p.49, fig.8.

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HOFFMANN, J. - Insula Candia ejusque fortificatio.

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