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Description: This large magnificently hand coloured original antique map of Greece, Crete & the Greek Islands was engraved in 1756 - the date is engraved in the title cartouche - and was published by Jean-Baptiste Bourguinon D'Anville in his elephant folio edition of Atlas Generale. This is a beautiful map on very heavy, clean strong paper with beautiful hand colouring. (Ref: M&B; Tooley)
General Description: Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable Paper color: - White Age of map color: - Early & later Colors used: - Yellow, pink, green General color appearance: - Authentic Paper size: - 34in x 23in (865m x 585mm) Plate size: - 29in x 22in (735mm x 560mm) Margins: - Min 1/2in (12mm) Imperfections: Margins: - None Plate area: - Two light small brown stains Verso: - None