London: William Faden, 1791.
Map. Engraving with original hand outline. 23" x 31"
Finely engraved map of Greece and western Turkey extending from Lecce to the Black Sea, and from Macedonia to Crete. Topography is rendered my hachure in beautiful detail. Coastal features, cities, and rivers are extensively labeled. Many place names are labeled with multiple toponyms, with variations in Italian, Greek, or Turkish. Ancient place names are underlined. An elaborate title cartouche in the lower left, featuring iconography referencing the Classical era. In very good condition, with some wear to lower margin and minor splitting to centerfold. Scattered stains, very faint.
Louis Stanislas d'Arcy De la Rochette (1731 - 1802) was a British cartographer and engraver based in late 18th century London.
William Faden (1750-1836) was an 18th century English cartographer, engraver mapseller and publisher and 'Geographer to His Majesty & to his H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, George III & George IV.