Jun 03, 2014 - Sale 2352

Sale 2352 - Lot 37

Price Realized: $ 3,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(CYPRUS.) [Camocio, Giovani Francesco.] Nicosia. Scarce engraved plan of Nicosia several years before it was besieged by the Ottomans. 200x260 mm, ample margins on three sides, trimmed close on left; unobtrusive dampstain. [Probably Venice, circa 1566-1570]

Additional Details

A note in pencil attribues the map to Forlani. Not in Woodward. Stylianou, 43A, figure 49, attributing to Camocio and mentioning inclusion in some examples of his Isolario. Anachronistically shows a river running through the fortifications and town.

with-- An anonymous engraving of Famagusta, 140x175 mm, trimmed and mounted on laid paper. 17th or early 18th century.