Jacob Spon (cartographer) / Hoffman (publisher), "Heutiges ATHEN gen Mitternacht anzufehen. No place or date, but Nurenberg, 1690-2. Splendid copper engraved map (36x22cm) of Athens up to Piraeus and the Saronic gulf. There is no doubt that the initial cartographer is Jacob Spon and this map (in its initial version) had been drawn from Lycabetus hill in 1676. It is the second ever drawn map of the city. Ιt has been drawn before the Venetian conquest and Parthenon is still clearly visible untouched with the high minaret close by. This is one of the very few representations of Parthenon and Acropolis before the blow. It is remarkable that many Byzantine churches are accurately depicted around the city in the map. Several monuments marked, some are additions in the initial map, probably by the German mercenaries of the Venetian army of conquest. Some light spotting, folded as issued, but overall a very good copy. Not in Zacharakis, VERY RARE.