Southern Greece - West Turkey and Crete by De la Rochette
Title: GREECE ARCHIPELAGO AND PART OF ANADOLI BY L. S. DE LA ROCHETTE, MDCCXC
Publication: London, Published for Willm. Faden, Geographer to the King. January 1st. 1791
Description: Large Folio map of Greece and Western part of Turkey from William Faden, engraved by William Palmer. Showing the Peloponnese, Central Greece, southern part of Albania, Constantinople in the North, the Western part of Anatolia and Crete.
Decorative and pictorial title cartouche, six different scales and the inscription:
'In this Map, or Rather Geographical Essay. Morea and the adjacent parts are delineated according to the Drawing of the German Engineer Velmer von Bottmersdorf in the Venetian Service, a Curious Manuscript obligingly communicated by some late Travellers, to whom also we owe a multitude of New and interesting Details in the several districts of Greece, Macedonia &c. as well as the Western and Southern Coasts of Anadoli.
For the Country round Athens or Ancient Attica: the Passes of the Themopyles and the Valley of Tempe, with the Surrounding Parts; and for the Isles of Zant & Negroponte. Use has been made of the Papers of Mr. Stuart.
The Ancient Names are Underlined as Sycione.'
Condition: Bold imprint, minor repair to top centre margin. Some discolouration to centrefold and other printer's creases. Original hand colouring.
Image size: 540 x 775mm
21.25 x 30.5"
Order No. 3200