Striking rare map of Cyprus by Francesco Piacenza, decorated with ships, boats and a compass rose, showing towns, mountains and rivers.
The map was published in Piacenza’s L’Egeo Redivivo o’sia Chrorographia dell’Arcipelago, e dello stato primiero, & attuale di quell’isole, regni, città, populationi, dominii, costumi, sito & imprese, con la breve descrittione particolare sì del suo ambito littorale, che della Grecia, Morea, o’Peloponnese, di Candia, e Cipri, a work describing the islands of the Aegean sea and the coastal areas of Greece. Piacenza’s work is illustrated with 63 maps in total, 59 are printed in the text and 4 bound as plates, all signed by Piacenza.
Size: 13.7 x 18.3 cm
Condition: Good (G)
Condition notes: Fold line as published.