Auction 115, Lot 652

"Carte de la Turquie de l'Arabie et de la Perse…", Delisle/Dezauche

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1780 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

References:

Condition: A+

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

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/21/2006

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