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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 ($158 • €139 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 ($948 • €833 rates)

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. [Athens]
Athens. London: Baldwin & Cradock, 1836. Original outline colour. Steel-engraving. Dissected and laid on linen, folded into buckram covers, titled in gilt, as issued. 345 x 400mm.
Steel-engraved townplan, with a long prospect of the city in three sections, above and down the sides of the map, and elevations of the ancient buildings under the map. Usually this map appeared in the SDUK atlas: however this example was issued as a folding map, probably for the use of a tourist.
[Ref: 15487]    £120.00 ($152 • €133 rates)

DIAMANTOPOULOU, D. [A wall map of Crete]
Anaglufos Morfi Kritis; [Crete] Athens, 1935, 2-sheets joined, lithograph, 570 x 1540mm
A very large and detailed map of Crete, concentrating on its topography but also marking roads and settlements.
[Ref: 11000]    £650.00 ($822 • €722 rates)

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