"Turquie Europeenne", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles
Period: 1755 (dated)
Publication: Atlas Universel
Color: Hand Color
17.8 x 19 inches
45.2 x 48.3 cm
Handsome map of the Ottoman possessions in Greece and the Balkans including Romania, Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia, Croatia, and Serbia. The large, decorative title cartouche incorporates a portrait of Mahomet II and was finely engraved by Haussard.
References: Pedley #367.
Original outline color with faint toning along centerfold and marginal soiling. A centerfold separation that enters map image 5" at bottom has been repaired with archival materials.