Thomas, Cowperthwait. Copyright 1850. [ 1855].
Map, hand color, 12 x 9 3/4 inches on sheet 17 x 13 3/4 inches, decorative border. Very good condition. An attractive map encompassing the area from Croatia to Moldavia to Turkey in Asia and the island of Crete. Under title is stated, "The provinces of Servia, Moldavia and Wallachia belong nominally to Turkey in Europe but are almost independent. They are governed by their own Princes and have their own laws but pay a small annual tribute to the Porte, and acknowledge its authourity. Moldavia and Wallachia have been since the year 1829 under the protection of Russia and have gained in wealth and resources by the change." Item #30504