Greek Archipelago Roux, Joseph XI. Feuille – Avec Privelege du Roy a Marseille Chez Joseph Roux Hydrographe du Roy sur le Port a St. Jean J. Roux, Marseille 1764 [55,3 x 80,8 cm]
Original copper engraving, published 1764 in Roux’s Atlas of the Mediterranean. An excellent example, finely hand-colored in wash and outline. A fine and detailed map of the Greek Archipelago from the Peloponnese in the west towards Crete and Rhodes with the neighboring Asia Minor and Cyprus. The islands and coastlines are decorative engraved, many towns and villages are named, as well anchor places and the depth of the water is marked. An interesting map for the collector of maps and charts of Greece and the Mediterranean.