1733 L'Europe Dressee sur les Observations de Mrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences
By: Delisle/Covens & Mortier
Dimensions: 23 x 19.25 inches (58.5 x 49 cm)
Large attractive map of Europe including Iceland and the Mediterranean based on the geography of Guillaume Delisle. The German Empire dominates all of central Europe Poland takes in all of northeastern Europe and the Turkish Empire occupies all of southeastern Europe It includes a fine decorative title cartouche. Alternative title above neatline at top: "Nova Europe Descriptio in Regna & Regiones Praecipuas Divisae ad Usum Serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis.
Condition: C+ Condition Description: Original outline color with an archivally repaired centerfold separation that enters 4" into map at bottom. There is a small hole above the Black Sea that has also been repaired as well as a couple of tiny un-repaired holes. There are numerous abrasions throughout England and Wales Spain France and Germany with part of image in facsimile. There are black pen marks in bottom right corner of map.
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