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Stock# 51817
Description

Scarce regional map centered on 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.