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SEUTTER, Matthäus. [A decorative 18th Century map of Greece]
Græcia Nova et Mare Ægeum S. Archipelagus... Augsburg, c.1730. Original body colour. 495 x 580mm. Very fine impression on heavy paper.
Finely engraved map of Greece and the islands of the Aegean, with a title cartouche representing the conflict between Europe and the Ottoman Empire. ZACHARAKIS: 3349.
[Ref: 16595]    £600.00 ($786 • €674 rates)

MYLLER, Angelicus Maria [Scarce miniature prospect of Scio.]
Scio. Prague, Hiller, c.1732, 140 x 170mm.
A miniature view of the city of Scio from the sea, with the only named feature the 'Scola Homeri' (School of Homer), from Myller's 'Peregrinus In Jerusalem'. Myller journeyed from Rome to Jerusalem then on to Troy, Gallipoli and Constantinople. From there he travelled to Egypt, Syria and Malta and back to Rome. ZACKERAKIS:1595.
[Ref: 17922]    £320.00 ($419 • €360 rates)

EULER, Leonhard. [18th Century map of Greece, Albania and Romania]
Tab: Geogr: Græciæ Et Romaniæ... Berlin, c.1753, original colour, 320 x 370mm
Greece, Albania and Romania showing all their main towns and cities in original colour. Published in Euler's 'Atlas Geographicus’ under the auspices of the Prussian Royal Academy of Sciences, whose privilege stamp appears to the bottom right of the map.
[Ref: 16560]    £320.00 ($419 • €360 rates)

ROUX, Joseph. [Corfu]
[I Corfu]. Paris, 1764. 135 x 200mm.
Chart of the island of Corfu, noting many depths, published in Roux's 'Plans et Rades de la Méditerraneé'. ZACHARAKIS: 1967.
[Ref: 9108]    £95.00 ($124 • €107 rates)

ROUX, Joseph. [Corfu City]
Carte du Mouillage de Corfou. Paris, 1764. 145 x 210mm.
Chart of the coastline of Corfu facing Greece, including the town, published in Roux's portulan book 'Plans et Rades de la Méditerraneé'.
[Ref: 9074]    £100.00 ($131 • €112 rates)

FADEN, William. [Miniature map of Greece and Balkans]
Turkish Dominions in Europe, or European Turkey. London: Faden, 1798. Original colour. Sheet size 155 x 180 mm.
Map of Greece and the Balkans engraved by William Palmer for Faden's 'Atlas Minimus Universalis'. William Faden was geographer to George III.
[Ref: 16351]    £75.00 ($98 • €84 rates)

FADEN, William. [Miniature map of Greece]
Greece and Archipelago with Part of Anadoli. London: Faden, 1798. Original colour. Sheet size 155 x 180 mm.
Map of Greece engraved by William Palmer for Faden's 'Atlas Minimus Universalis'. William Faden was geographer to George III.
[Ref: 16354]    £85.00 ($111 • €96 rates)

LUFFMAN, John. [Early 19th Century plan of Lefkada during the Republic of the Seven Islands]
St Maura. Engrav'd for Luffman's Select Plans. St Maura, an island in the Mediterranean Sea heretofore belonging to Venice, but now forming a part of the Republic of the 7 Islands. London: Luffman, 1801. 135 x 160mm. Paper lightly age-toned.
Plan of the defensive walls of Lefkada, published in Luffman's 'Select Plans of the Principal Cities, Harbours, Forts &c. in the World'. In 1797 the Treaty of Campo Formio ended Venice as a power, dividing its territories between France and Austria, France taking several of the Greek islands in the Ionian Sea, including Lefkada. However the French made themselves so unpopular that the Greeks welcomed a combined Russo-Ottoman fleet which took Corfu and set up the 'Septinsular Republic' in 1800, the first self-government, however limited, that the Greeks had experienced since the end of the Despotate of the Morea in the 1460s. The Republic was short-lived: the Russians handed the islands back to France in 1807 in the Treaty of Tilsit.
[Ref: 13181]    £165.00 ($216 • €185 rates)

PERROT, Aristide Michel. [Miniature map of Greece]
Turquie D'Europe. Paris: Ménard & Desenne, 1824. Original colour. Sheet 150 x 180mm.
A miniature map of Greece within an ornate frame.
[Ref: 15229]    £125.00 ($164 • €141 rates)

LEVRAULT, F.G. [Map of the Balkan Peninsula published at the height of the Greek War of Independence]
Carte de la Turquie d'Europe (Partie Septentionale), présentant d'après les meilleures cartes et les documents les plus recens, cete partie de l'Empire Ottoman depuis Constantinople jusqu'aux frontières des Empires d'Austriche et de Russie. [joined with 'Partie Méridonale.] Strasbourg & Paris. 1828. Original colour. Two lithographic maps, dissected and laid on linen as one, as issued, total 1020 x 900mm. With blue paper slipcase with ownership label of the Comte de Robersart. Slipcase worn.
A detailed map of Greece and the Balkan States, with insets of the Dardanelles and Bosphorus, originally published in 1827, the year of the Battle of Navarino, this edition the year that the Russians declared war on the Ottomans in support of Greece. That year the Russians laid siege to three key Ottoman citadels in present-day Bulgaria: Shumla, Silistra. & Varna, only taking Varna before the end of the campaign season. The following year the Russian army crossed the Balkan mountains into Romania, fighting to within 45 miles of Constantinople before the Ottomans sued for peace. In 1832 the Treaty of Constantinople was signed, agreeing the borders of the new Greek kingdom.
[Ref: 14077]    £750.00 ($983 • €843 rates)

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