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Auction 105, Lot 462

"Perse, Turquie Asiatique et Arabie…",

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1766 (dated)

Publication: Atlas General…

Color: Hand Color

10.2 x 9.2 inches
25.9 x 23.4 cm
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Copper engraved map covering the region with reasonable detail. Names Yemen, Palestine, Jerusalem, Baghdad, Constantinople, and the rug weaving centers of Persia. Decorative rococo-style cartouche. On a full sheet (22" x 17.5") with text panels at both sides, all surrounded by decorative borders that include scenes of putti, globes, instruments, etc.


Condition: B

Good impression with original coloring. Scattered light toning, mostly along centerfold.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Closed on 12/3/2003