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Stock# 47605
Description

Scarce regional map centered on Greece, Turkey, The Balkans and the Black Sea, published in Venice by Francois Santini.

One of the most detailed maps of the region published in the mid-18th century.

Paolo Santini Biography

Paolo Santini (1729-1793) was an Venetian engraver known especially for his religious prints and fine cartographic engravings. He published in Venice and may have a been a member of the clergy. In his maps, he largely adopted and adapted the work of his French counterparts, especially the brothers de Vaugondy.