1700 A New Map of the Western Parts of Asia Minor...
A New Map of the Western Parts of Asia Minor Largely taken: Showing their Ancient Divisions, Countries or People, Chiefe Cities, Towns, Rivers, Mountains & c. Dedicated to his Highness William Duke of Gloucester
By: Edward Wells
Date: 1700 (Published) Oxford
Dimensions: 14.25 x 19.4 inches (36.2 x 49.3 cm)
This striking map by Edward Wells depicts much of Anatolia, from slightly east of Ankara.
It shows the ancient geography and place names of much of Anatolia, eastern Greece, and a number of Greek islands. The area depicted includes much of the southern coast of the Black Sea in the north, to Lemnos, Keos and Cos in the west and south, along the Mediterranean as far east as the ancient and strategically located port city of Pompeiopolis, where products from the magnificent Taurus mountains had been traded from time immemorial.
Condition: This hand colored map is in B condition. Separations have been repaired with archival material on the verso.
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