Auction 112, Lot 599

"Carte de la Turquie de l'Arabie et da le Perse…", Delisle/Covens & Mortier

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 18.2 inches
57.2 x 46.2 cm

Superb map of the Ottoman Empire stretching from the Balkans through present-day Turkmenistan in the north and including Northeastern Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. The map is boldly engraved, packed with information and decorated with a fine title cartouche.

References:

Condition: A

Dark impression and original outline color. Couple of stray spots of foxing in map, still overall very good.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/28/2005

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