"Carte de la Turquie de l'Arabie et de la Perse…", Delisle/Dezauche
Subject: Near and Middle East
Period: 1780 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
24.7 x 18.6 inches
62.7 x 47.2 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. The map was originated by Delisle, updated by Buache and here published by their successor Dezauche.
Map very fine with a small repaired tear and show through of manuscript ink page number on verso in blank margin, well away from map