GREECE TURKEY ARMENIA CYPRUS ARABIA OLD MAP RETRAITE DES DIX MILLE - L'ISLE 1723
Title: RETRAITE DES DIX MILLE Tabula conspectum exhibens Regionum omnium quas Cyrus Junior, Artaxerxi fratibellum illaturus ac Cyro in acie caeso, auxiliares Graeci peragranunt, ad mentem Xenophontis consecta, at que hodiernis locorum nominibus illustrata. In usum studiorm Christianissimi Francorum Regis elaborata; a Guillelmo Delisle Primario Suae Majestatis Christianissimae Geographo, ac Regiae Scientiarum Academiae socio. Parisiis, apud Auctorem in Ripa vulgo dicta le Quay de l'Horloge, I. Oct. M.DCCXXIII.
Published by : DE L'ISLE. William Delisle (French: 'Guillaume Delisle') (February 28, 1675 - January 25 de 1726) was a French cartographer who lived in Paris. His father, Claude Delisle (1644-1720) studied law and then moved to Paris where he lived by giving private lessons on geography and history, later obtained by Censor Real. He was also a cartographer. Had 11 children among which were William and Joseph-Nicolas Delisle William's early works were "World Map" and "Map of the Continents", both published in 1700. Work together with the subsequent land maps outperformed similar publications, which gave him fame. In 1702 he became a student in 1716 and in 1718 deputy member of the Academy of Sciences, also was a professor of geography of the young King Louis XV, receiving the title of Geographer Royal, which included a salary, a title that was opened to him.
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Size : Sheet app.: 71 x 54 cm. 28 x 21.5 inches. Image app; 57 x 44 cm. 22.5 x 17.25 inches. Condition: View overall very good. Tired huge borders. Fold as published. Verso blanco.