"Estats, de l'Empire des Turqs en Europe; et Pays Circomvoisins; Entre Lesquels sont Hongrie, Transilvanie, Valaquie, Moldavie, Petite Tartarie. &c...", Sanson/Mariette
Period: 1655 (dated)
Publication: Cartes Generales de Toutes les Parties du Monde
Color: Hand Color
19.8 x 15.8 inches
50.3 x 40.1 cm
This map of the Balkans shows the extent of the Turkish Empire in Europe. The map extends from Italy in the west to Turkey in the east, and as far north as Krakow, Poland. There is good detail of towns and political boundaries.
References: Pastoureau, SANSON V .
A nice impression on watermarked paper with a small hole in the title cartouche and damp stains entering the map in top corners.