The Hellespont, the Thacian Chersonesus, and a great part of Troas.For the Travels of Anacharsis by J.D. Barbié du Bocage, May 1782 - April 1798.
Engraved map. 360 x 230mm, 14¼ x 9".
Map of the Plains of Troy, the entrance to the Dardenelles and the island of Tenedos (Bozcaada). In 1788 Jean Jacques Barthelemy (1716–95), a highly-esteemed classical scholar and Jesuit, published 'The Travels of Anacharsis the Younger', an imaginary travel journal regarded as one of the first historical novels, described as 'the encyclopedia of the new cult of the antique'.
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