Auction 112, Lot 602

"Turquie d'Asie, Arabie, Perse, Tartarie Independante…", Robert de Vaugondy

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1775 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

8.7 x 9.6 inches
22.1 x 24.4 cm

Nicely engraved map with Arabia figuring prominently. Map includes Turkey and the Black Sea, extending to include the Caspian Sea and the region of today's Afghanistan, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, etc. Decorated with fancy title cartouche.


Condition: A

Good impression on thick hand laid paper. Original outline color in map with later color in cartouche. One small flaw on verso with thinning paper not visible from map side.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/28/2005