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Ancient Greece by Melchior Tavernier. 1679

Melchior Tavernier I the elder (1564-1641)

'Graveur et imprimeur ordinaire du Roy', brother of Gabriel.

Gabriel Tavernier (1566-1610)

Flemish engraver.

Melchior Tavernier II the younger (1594-1665)

Son of Gabriel. Engraver, mapseller and publisher 'dans l'Isle du Palais à la Sphère Royale', Paris. He sold most of his plates and equipment to Pierre Mariette in 1644.

Jean Baptiste Tavernier (1605-1789)

Brother of Melchior. Began as a bookseller 'sur le quai de l'Horloge aux Trois Estoiles' à Paris. Became later a merchant, diplomat and traveller in Turkey, Persia, central Asia and the East Indies.

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Antiquorum Illyrici Orientalis Episcopatuum Geographica Descriptio.

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Scarce antique map of Ancient Greece by Melchior Tavernier.

Title: Antiquorum Illyrici Orientalis Episcopatuum Geographica Descriptio.
Parisiis Aput M. Tavernier Scalptorum Regium & excusorem Tabularum  Geographcarum, Hydrographicarum in Insula.
Palatij ad insigne Spharae Regio 1640.
Cum Privileg Regis


Date of the first edition: 1640.
Date of this map: 1641 or later.
Date on map: 1640.

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Image size: 360 x 505mm (14.17 x 19.88 inches).
Sheet size: 490 x 640mm (19.29 x 25.2 inches).
Verso: Blank.
Condition: Original coloured in outline, excellent.
Condition Rating: A+.

Separate publication.

Appeared in: Vialart Ch. Geographia Sacra, Paris, M. Tavernier, 1641.

Scarce, unknown to Zacharakis.

Melchior Tavernier I the elder (1564-1641)

'Graveur et imprimeur ordinaire du Roy', brother of Gabriel.

Gabriel Tavernier (1566-1610)

Flemish engraver.

Melchior Tavernier II the younger (1594-1665)

Son of Gabriel. Engraver, mapseller and publisher 'dans l'Isle du Palais à la Sphère Royale', Paris. He sold most of his plates and equipment to Pierre Mariette in 1644.

Jean Baptiste Tavernier (1605-1789)

Brother of Melchior. Began as a bookseller 'sur le quai de l'Horloge aux Trois Estoiles' à Paris. Became later a merchant, diplomat and traveller in Turkey, Persia, central Asia and the East Indies.

References: Zacharakis (2009) - Not mentioned.

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