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Scarce chart of the Greek Archipelago, with contigous parts of the coast of Turkey. West is oriented at the top.

Nice example of this scarce chart, one of 16 charts in Henri Michelot and Laurent Bremond's Carte Generalle dele Mer Mediterranee, which was published along with their work depicting the ports of the Mediterranean, with an English translation in 1725.

The work is exceptionally detailed and also demonstrates the skill of the engraver, Peter Starckmann, who was then one of the most sought after map engravers of the period.