Sparta Ancient Greece Antique Map 1790
Antique Map published in Paris in 1790, dated 1786. The map is titled Essai sur la Topgraphie de sparta et de ses Environs. It is plate No 21 from the set. The map gives a detailed list of the places in Sparta on the left side.
The map itself was published as part of Recueil de cartes géographiques , plans, vues et médailles de L’Ancienne Grece, Relatifs au Voyage du jeune Anacharsis; Précédé d’une Analyse Critique des Cartes. The work was published by Barbie du Bocage, Parisian bookseller who did publications for Monsieur Frére du Roi ( the Kings Brother). They where also cartographers and cosmographers in the 18th and 19th century.
The maps overall size is 13 by 9 1/2 inches, with the map area being 8 by 12 inches.
The map is in good conditions for age, paper will show age and marks. Map has been folded over the centuries and fold lines are present.
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