Grece Greece Greek islands Athens Sparta Corinth Ionia Attica 1719 antique mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Greece, Greek Islands, Balkans, Europe, Aegean Sea, etc.).
Issued 1719, Frankfort, Germany for A.M. Mallet.
Charming early 18th century copper engraved miniature map, with pleasing full hand color. Relatively few examples are encountered with such attractive hand color.
The image has a near folk-art feel, a style of cartographic image quite unique to this time in history.
Print paper and engraved area remains well preserved.
Sheet measures c. 7 3/4 " H x 5 3/4 " W.
Printed area measures c. 5 1/2" H x 4 " W.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 3. p.196.