"A New Map of Present Poland, Hungary, Walachia, Moldavia, Little Tartary…", Wells, Edward
Subject: Eastern Europe
Period: 1700 (circa)
Publication: A New Sett of Maps Both of Antient and Present Geography
Color: Hand Color
19.7 x 14.2 inches
50 x 36.1 cm
Handsome map of the area between Germany and Russia, from the Baltic to the Black Sea. Large decorative title cartouche containing the coat of arms of William, Duke of Gloucester. Wells was a professor at Oxford and his maps were highly regarded for their accuracy and crisp clean style. Engraved by Benjamin Cole.
Few extraneous creases at center. Remargined at right.