Cyprus, Olympus; Petrus Kærius / Ubbo Emmius - CYPRUS Ex deliniatione. UBONIS EMMI - 1661

Description
Cyprus, Olympus; Petrus Kærius / Ubbo Emmius - CYPRUS Ex deliniatione. UBONIS EMMI - 1661
Rare engraving of Cyprus, engraved by Petrus Kærius. In excellent condition.

Sufficient margins. With centrefold as issued. The fold is hardly visible from the front. Some stains in the margin. Nice, sharp print. Verso blank.


The map of Cyprus is by the famous Dutch engraver Petrus Kaerius. The title reads "Cyprus Ex deliniatione Ubonis Emmii" (130x195mm) . Emmius was a cartographer , who worked for Hondius and Janssonius . The map is based on the Parergon (1584) map of Ortelius but its shape is rather deformed and it has fewer ancient contents .


A very scarce small map of Cyprus drawn by Ubonis Emmii and based on the Parergon map (1584) of Ortelius. Published in 'Introductionis in Universam Geographicam' (1661).

Its shape is rather deformed and it has fewer ancient place names than the map of Ortelius.

The title reads "Cyprus Ex deliniatione Ubonis Emmii" (130x195mm). Emmius was a cartographer who worked with Hondius and Jansson. This map, engraved by Petrus Kaerius, appears only in this edition of this popular geography published by Jansson.

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Cyprus
Geographical specification
Olympus
Map maker/ publisher
Petrus Kærius / Ubbo Emmius
Map/ Book title
CYPRUS Ex deliniatione. UBONIS EMMI
Period
1661
Condition
Excellent
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Rare engraving of Cyprus, engraved by Petrus Kærius. In excellent condition.
Size of the largest image
13×20 cm
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