Auction 115, Lot 576

"Turquie d'Europe et Partie de celle d'Asie divisee par Grandes Provinces et Gouvernemts…", Janvier, Jean

Subject: Balkans, Turkey

Period: 1770 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Moderne

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.2 x 12 inches
43.7 x 30.5 cm

This finely engraved chart is roughly centered on Greece, including the islands of Crete and Cyprus. The map covers the region from Bosnia and Serbia to the Black Sea and Crimea and delineates Croatia, Dalmatia, Macedonia, Bulgaria, and Romania. Decorative shell-style cartouche (uncolored) and three distance scales.

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Condition: B

Delicate impression with original hand coloring in outline on full sheet with original margins. Light centerfold toning.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 6/21/2006

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