Attractive old map of Turkey and Cyprus in the early 18th century. The map is full of detail copperplate engraved with hand coloring.
Cartographer: Christophorous Cellarius (1638-1707) A professor of Geography who held positions in Weimar and Halle Germany. Although the Ancient-Medieval-Modern division of history was used earlier by Italian Renaissance scholars Leonardo Bruni and Flavio Biondo, Cellarius' ''Universal History Divided into an Ancient, Medieval, and New Period'' helped popularize it.
Map sold including a handmade passé partout.
Size: Passé partout app.: 52 x 43 cm. 20.5 x 17 inches. Image app.: 37.5 x 29 cm. 14.75 x 11.5 inches Condition: Very good condition. Folds as published.