"Sorie, et Diarbeck divises en leurs Parties", Sanson, Nicolas
Subject: Middle East
Period: 1683 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
10.3 x 7.5 inches
26.2 x 19.1 cm
Lovely map of Iraq, Syria, the Holy Land and Cyprus bordered by Greece, Turkey and Iran. The maps shows great detail of towns, cities and topography, and names Jerusalem, Damascus, Baghdad and Mosul. The title in enclosed in a graceful, wreath-style cartouche. Engraved by Antoine d' Winter for a Dutch edition of Sanson’s small atlas.
One minute worm hole in upper blank margin and marginal toning.