Flemish, 1527 - 1598
CYPRI INSULAE NOVA DESCRIPT
copper engraving – coloured
35 x 49 cm (not including margins)
An early and important map of Cyprus with an inset map of the island of Lemnos lower right. First published in 1573 in Theatrum Orbis Terrarum by Ortelius. The plate is signed and engraved by the Dutch engraver J. van Deutecum.
The map is framed.
private collection, Cyprus
Zacharakis, A Catalogue of Printed Maps of Greece, 1477-1800, No. 2490/1614