Greece Ionian Islands c.1750 Bourgoin charming map w/ vignette scene hand color
Greece Ionian Islands c.1750 Bourgoin charming map w/ vignette scene hand color Greece Ionian Islands c.1750 Bourgoin charming map w/ vignette scene hand color
$ 65.00

La Grece et L'Ionie.

(Europe, Greece, Ionian Islands, Crete).

Issued c. 1750. Engraved by P. Bourgoin.

Charming and uncommon mid-18th century engraved miniature map, with lovely hand color.

Vignette scene across the top depicts a man seated in the wilderness observing a celestial event.

Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.

Sheet Measures c. 6 3/8"H x 3 1/2"W.

Engraved Area Measures c. 5 3/8"H x 2 3/4"W.

Cartographic Reference(s):
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1, pp.174.

[R20121].