Pianta e Prospetto dell'Antica Citta e Fortezza di Athene. GREECE - ATHENS - WARFARE.
Pianta e Prospetto dell'Antica Citta e Fortezza di Athene.

Pianta e Prospetto dell'Antica Citta e Fortezza di Athene.

Rome. 1687.
Engraved bird's-eye view map, 15 1/2 x 20 3/4 inches on sheet size 18 1/2 x 23 1/2 inches, centerfold, tipped on to heavy backing paper, now archivally matted to 22 x 28 inches. Light scattered foxing, 2 pinholes to image visible only when held up to the light, insect damage to margins (just entering the image at one area at centre right margin); the image itself is in good condition and displays very well. A dramatic image of a well loved city. Dramatic bird's-eye view map showing the Siege of the Acropolis (1687) by the Venetians against the Ottomans, during the Morean War. Below the image is a key naming 130 buildings and places on the map. Text in Italian. Printed by Gio. Giacomo de Rossi. Item #49705

Price: $285.00