''TURKEY IN EUROPE'' Philadelphia: Anthony Finley, c. 1827, from A New General Atlas. Very fine engraved map with full original hand-coloring.(Image: 11 1/4 x 8 5/8'')
This handsome historical map depicts the Balkan Peninsula as it was known in the 1820's. The region claimed by the Ottoman Empire in the early 19th century include present day Greece, Macedonia, Albania, Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Moldova and Crete . Topographical features are shown with major towns, cities, water routes, islands and mountains located. The region of present-day Ukraine is noted as "ceded to Russia''.
A fine example from Finley’s atlas, which was highly praised for its elegance and clarity.