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Map of the Balkan Peninsula...



Item # 640122 SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1770 

* Map of Turkey, the Balkan Peninsula, and more.

This "Supplement" issue was produced at the end of the year. The prime content is the very nice & very detailed map, labeled in the cartouche as: "A New and Accurate Map of TURKEY IN EUROPE Drawn from the Best Authorities...1770".
This map shows the Balkan peninsula and includes the region from then-Germany, to Russia, to the Mediterranean, to the Black Sea & Turkey and includes the heel of the "boot" of Italy (see). Very detailed & in uncommonly nice condition, folding out to measure 10 by 9 1/2 inches. Very nice condition.
There is an article: "A Review of the Present State of the War between the Russians and Turks..." which relates to this map, and also an article: "Particulars of the Taking of Falkland Islands...".
This map is the only plate called for.
Complete in 32 pages. They did not use a full title/index page with the Supplements.  Measures 5 1/2 by 8 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's