Cyprus

  • Sebastian Münster:  Contrafestung der Statt Famagusta

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Early woodcut view of Famagusta, Cyprus. On the full page. Based on the view of Braun and Hogenberg of 1572. From the German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmography, titled Cosmographey oder...

    Contrafestung der Statt Famagusta
    1574 - Sebastian Münster
    11321

    Antique woodcut town view of Famagusta. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

  • Francois de Belleforest:  Cyprus Insula

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A very scarce early woodcut map of Cypus. The double-folio map a based on Camoccio's map of 1566 via the Ortelius version of 1570. Below and verso description of Cyprus. Ruled in brown ink....

    Cyprus Insula
    1575 - Francois de Belleforest
    11313

    Antique woodcut map of Cyprus. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

  • Abraham Ortelius:  Cypri Insulae Nova Descript. 1573

    Jan Baptist Vrients, Antwerp, 1603

    Early and important map of Cyprus by Abraham Ortelius. The geographical details are based on the map of Cyprus by Giacomo Franco from 1570. Below right a inset map of Lemnos, based on notes by...

    Cypri Insulae Nova Descript. 1573
    1603 - Abraham Ortelius
    11921

    Coloured map of Cyprus. Printed in Antwerp by Jan Baptist Vrients in 1603.

  • Johannes Loots:  Nouvelle carte reduite de la Mediterranee - Nieuwe Wassende Graadege Pas-kaart van de Geheele...

    Johannes Loots, Amsterdam, 1715

    Very rare nautical chart of the Mediterranean Sea by Johannes Loots. Above the western part of the Mediterranean with the coasts of Spain, France, Italy, the Balkans and the northwestern part of...

    Nouvelle carte reduite de la Mediterranee - Nieuwe Wassende Graadege...
    1715 - Johannes Loots
    12615

    Sea chart of the Mediterranean Sea. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Loots in 1715.

  • Alexander Drummond:  To George Wakeman Esq, Consul for his Majesty the King of Great Britain, in the Island of Cyprus....

    Willam Strahan, London, 1754

    Drummond's map of CyprusA very large and rare map of Cypus. This detailed map is based on the personal survey of Alexander Drummond during the year 1745. Drummond's map was published in 1754...

    To George Wakeman Esq, Consul for his Majesty the King of Great Britain,...
    1754 - Alexander Drummond
    11173

    Antique map of Cyprus. Printed in London by Willam Strahan in 1754.

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