Greece La Grece Macedonia Romania Crete Aegean 1719 Chiquet decorative mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Greece- Aegean Sea- Crete- Macedonia- Romania).
Issued 1719, Paris by Jacques Chiquet.
Charming little early 18th century antique engraved map with original outline hand color.
Nice decorative visual appeal.
Map displays moderate to heavy old dampstaining along right side edge, but otherwise displays a fine age patina.
Sheet measures c. 8"H x 10"W.
Printed area measures c. 6 1/2"H x 9"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1, p, 264.
Moreland & Bannister, Antique Maps, p. 132.
Phillips, Atlases in the Library of Congress, 4279.
Griffiths, The Print Before Photography, pp. 378-9 (a fascinating discussion of Chiquet & his wife as printers and merchants of prints & maps).