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Carte De La Partie Septentrionale De L Empire Otoman Contentant la Crimee, la Moldavie, la Valakie, la Bulgarie, avec la Nouvelle Russie, les Gouvernement d'Astracan, et de Voronez, les Tartares, Cosques &c. Par le Sr. Rizzi Zannoni . . . 1774
1777. Grande carta in sei fogli incentrata sul mar Nero che interessa, oltre ovviamente alla Turchia, Ucraina, Russia e Caucaso. Unita, forma una grande mappa che si estende dal Egeo settentrionale al mar Caspio, dalle dimensioni totali di 1550x730 mm. Si basa sull'analoga opera in 3 fogli che Giovanni Antonio Rizzi Zannoni pubblica nel 1774. Incisione in rame, colorata d'epoca ai confini, mm 440x570 ogni foglio, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Fine example of the first state Santini's 6-sheet map of the Northern Part of the Ottoman Empire, centered on the Black Sea, published in Venice in 1779. The map was late reprinted by Giovanni Antonio Remondini. Santini's map is based upon Giovanni Rizzi-Zannoni's map of 1774. Rizzi-Zannoni's 3 sheet map of the Northern Ottoman Empire shows the Empire at the tail end of its centuries of control of Southeastern Europe. The map extends north and east to the Caspian Sea and Cossack Regions, and west to Romania, Hungary and Bulgaria, providing a fantastic geographical and topographical depiction of the region. Includes a fine decorative cartouche. The 6 sheet map was bound into the Atlas Universel. While there is some overlapping geography on the horizontal sheets, the sheets can be cut and joined to form a 6-sheet map approximately 60 inches wide and 34 inches tall. Copperplate with original outline colour, 6 sheet map, unjoined, with full margins, light waterstain in the lower white margins, otherwise very good condition.
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