Auction 114, Lot 533

"Turcici Imperii Imago", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East

Period: 1634 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.5 x 5.2 inches
19.1 x 13.2 cm

Lovely small map based on Ortelius' map showing the extent of the Turkish Empire including the Balkans, northeastern Africa, Arabia and all the Middle East. Title enclosed in a ribbon-style cartouche. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $160 - $180

Sold for: $160

Closed on 3/1/2006

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