Antique Map of Greece by Covens & Mortier (c.1745)

  • Condition: Good, given age. Soft crease left of lower middle fold, and a crease beside the middle fold. Original middle fold as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1745
  • Overall size: 65.5 x 55.5 cm.
  • Image size: 59.3 x 49.3 cm.

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.. Antique Map of Greece by Covens & Mortier (c.1745)

Description: Antique map titled 'Accurata Totius Archipelagi Et Graeciae Universae Tabula'. Detailed map of Greece. Includes Albania, Macedonia and parts of Turkey and Cyprus. With compass rose and scale. Published in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier c. 1745.

Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Guillaume de l'Isle' after 'Covens & Mortier'. Guillaume Delisle (1675-1726) was a French cartographer known for his popular and accurate maps of Europe. Pieter und David Mortier were booksellers in Paris and have published a wide range of geographical works. After Pieter's death, his widow continued the business until their son Cornelius took over. Cornelius started a partnership with his brother-in-law Johannes Covens and established the famous publishing house "Covens and Mortier" in Amsterdam. They have re-issued Atlases of Sanson, de l'Isle, Visscher and de Wit.