CRETA IOVIS MAGNI MEDIO IACET INSULA PONTO.
Handsome map of Crete. Title along top edge. An empty shield at lower left, text in Latin at lower right. Scale along lower edge. Ornamental border. Matthaus Quad was a German cartographer based in Cologne, which, at the time was the centre for German cartography. This map is from his Fascilus Geographicus. It was printed by Johannes Bussemacher.
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Copper engraving. Original outline colour. Fine condition. Good margins. Size: 31 x 22.5 cm. (12 x 9 inches).