Jean Boulanger. Relief shown pictorially. Bird's eye view of the fortified city of Valetta, Malta, showing fortified walls topography and drainage. Compass rose, figurative illustration of ships, battle scene, coats of arms. At top margin: Plan des forteresse [sic] de Vallete, bourg et sangle de Malte. La des-faicte de l'Armée Navale des Turcs par le chevaliers de Malthe et par les Venitiens. Above the word "Des-faicte" appears: Entrée des Dardannelles. Inscription at top corner below title: Dediee a son Altsse [sic] Royale. Explanatory cartouche lower right Mason and Willis 34. At bottom of map: A Paris chez N. Berey anlumineur de la Royne au bout du pont neuf pres les Augustins aux deux globles aue Privilege du Roy. Text in French entitled: Description generale et particvliere de l'Isle de Malte, avec ses fortifications anciennes, nouuelles et dernieres, faites au Chasteau et Bourg S. Ange, Sainct Marguerite, la Peninsule la Sangle ... Coordinates approximate and based on Greenwich meridian. Valletta. Inset of Maltese archipelago. Arms of the Order centererd in title. SW at top. A map issued as a broadsheet, with a substantial printed text and key on a separate sheet, that would have been issued pasted to the bottom of the map. The new Floriana front is shown to the designs of the Marquis St Angelo. The work was not finished for at least five years after the date of the map. A captured Turkish caravel is lying in Marsamxett Bay, flying the Order’s flag above the Ottoman Crescent. This may refer to the Order’s capture of a Turkish ship carrying a lady of the Seraglio and her child, possibly the Sultan’s son, in 1644.