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Cartographer: Waldseemuller/Fries
Title: : Tabula nova Candiae
Date: 1541      Size: 19 x 12 inches
Published: Vienne
Description: Rare, early woodcut map of Crete from the 1541 edition of Ptolemy's 'Geographia' with maps by Laurent Fries, text by Michael Servetus, and published by Gaspar Treschel.
Map Ref: MED1829
Cartographer: Sebastian Munster
Title: : Creta seu Candia
Date: 1558      Size: 7 x 10 inches
Published: Basel
Description: Early woodblock map of Crete with text describing the history and geography of the island.
Map Ref: MED2165
Cartographer: Braun & Hogenberg
Title: : Candia / La Cita de Corphu
Date: c. 1575      Size: 19 x 14 inches
Published: Cologne
Description: Two early bird's-eye views on one page depicting the cities of Chania, Crete and Corfu Town. Published in the first atlas dedicated to the city views, Braun & Hogenberg's 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum'. Coloured.
Map Ref: MED1907
Cartographer: Tomaso Porcacchi
Title: : Descrittione Del Conflitto Navale Svccesso A' Curzolari Nel Mare Ionio
Date: 1576      Size: 7 x 10 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Intricate view of the Battle of Lepanto, the famous naval battle of 1571 in which the Catholic Holy League defeated the Ottoman navy, preventing the Ottomans from advancing further into Europe.
Map Ref: MED2002
Cartographer: Tomaso Porcacchi
Title: : Descrittione Dell'Isola Di Milo
Date: 1576      Size: 7 x 10 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Milos. Early black and white woodcut.
Map Ref: MED907
Cartographer: Tomaso Porcacchi
Title: : Descrittione Dell'Isola di Lenno Hoggi Detta Stalimene
Date: 1576      Size: 6 x 10 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Stalimene. Map of the island from the "Isolario". Coloured.
Map Ref: MED923
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Candia Insula
Date: 1592      Size: 20 x 14 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: Crete with inset maps of Mettellino, Cerigo, Scarpanto (Karpathos), Nicsia, Santorini, Milos, Stalimene (Lemnos), Negroponte (Euboea), Rhodes and Scio (Chios). Original hand colouring.
Map Ref: MED1452
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Corfv
Date: 1601      Size: 4 x 3 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: Corfu. Miniature map of the island. Coloured.
Map Ref: MED1904
Cartographer: Samuel Purchas
Title: : Candia
Date: 1625      Size: 8 x 6 inches
Published: London
Description: Greek Islands. Six maps in one, including Crete, Corfu, Zante, Milo, Nicsia and Scarpanto. Coloured.
Map Ref: MED2202
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Candia
Date: 1628      Size: 7 x 5 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Crete. Decorative cartouches and insets of other islands. Coloured.
Map Ref: MED1893
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Candia
Date: c. 1630      Size: 19 x 13 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Early map of Crete with smaller inset maps of Corfu, Zante, Milos, Nicsia, Santorini and Scarpanto (Karpathos). Strapwork cartouches. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: MED1878
Cartographer: Alain Manesson Mallet
Title: : Isle de Crete
Date: 1683      Size: 4 x 6 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Miniature map of Crete with a curious title cartouche flanked by two winged serpents. French description on verso. Coloured.
Map Ref: MED2263
Cartographer: Vincenzo Coronelli
Title: : Isola di Rodi
Date: 1696      Size: 11 x 15 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Small map of the islandd of Rhodes surrounded by panels of Italian descriptive text. Published in Vincenzo Coronelli's "Isolario", or 'Book of Islands'.
Map Ref: MED2117
Cartographer: Vincenzo Coronelli
Title: : Coste Maritime dell'Isola di Candia
Date: 1696      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Sea chart of Crete and the surrounding islands, including Scarpanto, Stampalia and Serigotto. Embellished with rhumb lines, compass roses, and a large title cartouche.
Map Ref: MED2119
Cartographer: Vincenzo Coronelli
Title: : Carta Maritima del Mare Arcipelago
Date: 1696      Size: 21 x 15 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Two sea charts of the Aegean Sea on one sheet, the upper focusing on the Sporades (Skiatos, Skopelos and Skyros) and the lower on the Cyclades (Naxos, Paros, Andros, Mykonos, Milos, etc.).
Map Ref: MED2121
Cartographer: Vincenzo Coronelli
Title: : Carta Maritima dell' Isole di Corfu, Pachsu, et Antipachsu, e come entrar si possi in esse cossi du Tramontana come da Mezzogiorno
Date: 1696      Size: 21 x 16 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Sea chart of Corfu, Paxos, and Antipaxos, the northernmost of the Ionian Islands. Embellished with rhumb lines, compass roses, and a small title cartouche.
Map Ref: MED2135