Auction 149, Lot 548

"Carte de la Grece Dressee sur un Grand Nombre de Memoires Anciens et Nouveaux, sur Ceux de Mrs. Wheler et Tournefort, sur les Observations Astronomiques de Mr. Vernon du P. Feuillee Minime &c.", Delisle/Covens & Mortier

Subject: Greece & Western Turkey

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

23.3 x 17.8 inches
59.2 x 45.2 cm

This large, detailed map shows Greece and the western part of Turkey. It extends to show the boot of Italy, Albania, Macedonia, and part of Cyprus. Decorated with a lovely allegorical title cartouche that includes ruins, a figure in a yoke, and a winged old man. The Latin title above the map reads: "Accurata Totius Archipelagi et Graeciae Universae Tabula."

References: Zacharakis #910.

Condition: A

A fine impression with original color, a minor crease adjacent to centerfold, and a professionally repaired centerfold separation at bottom.

Estimate: $300 - $400


Closed on 5/21/2014