"L'Europe Dressee sur les Observations de Mrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences et Quelques Autres; & sur les Memoires les Plus Recens", Delisle, Guillaume
Period: 1700 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
23.4 x 18.3 inches
59.4 x 46.5 cm
Large, attractive map of Europe, including Iceland and the Mediterranean. The German Empire dominates all of central Europe, Poland takes in all of northeastern Europe, and the Turkish Empire occupies all of southeastern Europe. Engraved by Herman van Loon. Decorated with a nice title cartouche.
Contemporary outline and wash color with later color in the cartouche, on watermarked paper with minor toning and a professionally repaired centerfold separation at bottom.