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Auction 104, Lot 532

"Natoliae, Quae Olim Asia Minor, Nova Descriptio", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Turkey

Period: 1602 (circa)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

9 x 12.6 inches
22.9 x 32 cm
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This is the left side of a folio sheet containing a full map of Turkey with north oriented to the left. The map is based on the cartography of Gastaldi/Forlani (1564). It provides excellent detail and includes Crete and Cyprus. Latin text on verso.

References: Van den Broeke #174.

Condition: A

Good margins on all sides. Folds in blank margins from a previous framing.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $350

Closed on 9/10/2003