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Greece and the Balkan Peninsular under the Turks.

Alexis Hubert Jaillot. Estats de L'Empire des Turqs en Europe... " Estats de L'Empire des Turqs en Europe subdivisés suivant l'estendue des Beglerbeglicz ou govenements..." A Paris. "Chez H Jaillot joignant les grandes Augustins, aux 2 globes" 1692
Large double page copper engraved map of Greece & the Balkan Peninsular, after Sanson, from Jaillot's "Atlas Nouveau"1698. Original outline colour; verso blank.
The map is centred on the the Balkan Peninsular, Greece and the Archipelago, with Italy to the West and the coast of Asia minor to the East.
Decorative title cartouche ornamented with images of the Ottoman rulers of the area. Evenly toned; crease to left of centre fold & also through right half of map; some light offsetting mostly to the blank area of the Black Sea; lower edge of blank margin.

Alexis-Hubert Jaillot (1632-1712), French cartographer & publisher.
In 1665 Jaillot became Sculpteur du Roi & in 1678, Sculpteur & Geographe ordinaire du Roi, official geographer to King Louis XIV.
He worked closely with the heirs of Nicolas Sanson, Guillaume & Adrien Sanson, in the late 1660's and early 1670's and redrew Nicolas Sanson's maps on a larger scale, issued in his 'Atlas Nouveau' .

His most famous works include the"Atlas Nouveau", first published in 1674 (reissued in numerous editions, including Dutch editions by Mortier and Covens and Mortier) ;the "Neptune François" [1692] & the " tlas François "[1694 & 1705].

Nicolas Sanson (1600-1667) French cartogrpher
appointed 'Geographe Ordinaire du Roi',to Louis XIII one of his duties being to tutor the King in geography. He is considered by many to be the originator of the great age of French cartography.
Zacherakis: 3121/2071 578 by 880mm (22¾ by 34¾ inches).   ref: 1864  €850

Company: Bryan, Mary Louise. Address: 6 Alikarnassou Street, 21100 Nafplion, Greece.
Vat No: EL 119092581