c 1850-54 "GREECE" - Cowperthwait


“GREECE.” Philadelphia: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., [1850] - 1854.  Engraved map with original hand-coloring.(Image: 12 x 15’’). Excellent condition with attractive color. Dated 1850 in the lower margin, published in the 1854 edition of the "New Universal Atlas".

This map depicts Greece and the island of Candia (present-day Crete) in great detail. Topographical features are shown with major towns, cities, islands, mountains, and water routes identified.

The inset depicts an enlarged view of the island of Candia (Crete). A very attractive view of the region as it was known in the 1850’s.

Shipped unmatted

  • Inventory# M-5372