Valk’s Map of the Lower Danube

£500.00

Bulgaria et Romania: divisa in singulares sangiacatus Silistriam, Nicopolin, Bodinum, Sardiam, Bysantium, Kirkeliam et Gallipolin, una cum finitimis regionibus Valachia, Servia etc.

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Title

Valk’s Lower Danube

Mapmaker(s)

VALK, Gerard, VALK, Leonard

Place of publication

Amsterdam

Date of publication

c.1700

Printed Area Measurements

49 x 59 cm

Colour

original

Full Description

Copper engraving, 49 x 59 cm, original hand-colour, blank verso. A map of the Lower Danube region on the western shore of the Black Sea, covering parts of modern Turkey and Bulgaria; Romania is here used in its earlier form, referring to the hinterland of Constantinople, the new Rome.