This is an oustanding map of Cyprus from the 17th century. Great deal of detail is provided as to topography, rivers, lakes, forests, settlements, etc. Ornate cartouche with the title on ox-hide is bordered by leaves and horse with just the head and tail showing. Lusignan coat of arms is shown around the scale cartouche along with four smaller ones. Text in Italian.
1690 Coronelli Map of Cyprus
Acamantis Insula hoggidi Cipro, Posseduta dalla Republica Veneta sin'all'Anno 1571
Map Maker Specifics
V Coronelli, 1690 c., Venice
18.1 x 24.4 in. plus margins
Very good - excellent. Crisp strike on thicker laid paper. Slight offsetting. A few minor creases and issued centerfold. Uncolored.