"Gli Imperi Antichi Parte Occidentale", Cassini, Giovanni Maria
Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East
Period: 1800 (dated)
Publication: Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale...
Color: Hand Color
14.1 x 19.5 inches
35.8 x 49.5 cm
Scarce map of the Eastern Mediterranean including Greece, Asia Minor, the Holy Land, and parts of Arabia and Egypt. The scenic cartouche shows a dragon devouring a man.
A nice impression on sturdy paper with a fleur-de-lis watermark and a hint of toning along the centerfold.