Auction 104, Lot 481

"[Lot of 2] Partie de Turquie en Europe [and] Turquie en Europe", Various

Subject: Greece and Balkans

Period: 1686-95 (circa)



See Description

Partie de Turquie en Europe, by Nicolas Sanson, circa 1695, outline color, (9.5 x 7.2"). Despite the title this small map is of Greece, including the islands in the Aegean and Crete. Ornamented with a strapwork title cartouche. Engraved by A. d' Winter. Turquie en Europe, by A. Mallet, from a German edition of Description de l'Univers, circa 1686, BW, (4 x 5.7"). This little map covers the entire region showing the mountains and rivers, but no place names. Decorative cartouche.


Condition: A

First with light surface soil and damp stains margins. Second fine.

Estimate: $180 - $220


Closed on 9/10/2003