Antique Map published in Paris in 1790, dated 1786. The map is of Olympia the site of the first Olympics titled Essai sur la Topgraphie d’olympie. It is plate No 18 from the set.
The map itself was published as part of Recueil de cartes géographiques , plans, vues et médailles de L’Ancienne Grece, Relatifs au Voyage du jeune Anacharsis; Précédé d’une Analyse Critique des Cartes. The work was published by Barbie du Bocage, Parisian bookseller who did publications for Monsieur Frére du Roi ( the Kings Brother). They where also cartographers and cosmographers in the 18th and 19th century.
The maps overall size is 12 by 9 1/2 inches, with the map area being 7 by 11 inches.
The map is in good conditions for age, paper will show age and marks. Map has been folded over the centuries and fold lines are present.
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