Auction 106, Lot 463

"Carte de la Turquie d'Asie Presque entiere Contenant l'Anotolie, la Georgie, l'Armenie, la Curdistan, l'Alge-zira, l'Irak-Arabi, la Syrie &c.", Bonne/Lattre

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1771 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Moderne

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.1 x 12 inches
43.4 x 30.5 cm

Crisp copper engraved map that covers Syria, Israel, Turkey and Iraq. Extends to include much of the Black Sea, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia and a little of Russia. Clearly shows Baghdad with good detail along the Tigris River. Filled with scores of place names. Decorative rococo-style cartouche, uncolored as issued. Four distance scales.

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Condition: B

Nice impression on thick paper with wide margins. Lightly toned along centerfold, else very good.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $100

Closed on 3/3/2004

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