Auction 117, Lot 712

"Estats de l'Empire du Grand Seigneur dir Sultan et Ottomans Empereur des Turcs", Chiquet, Jacques

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean, Turkish Empire

Period: 1719 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

8.8 x 6.4 inches
22.4 x 16.3 cm

This attractive small map shows the extent of the Ottoman Empire from the Balkans to Persia, including all of Arabia and North Africa. Includes an inset map of the kingdoms of Algeria, Tunisia, and part of Libya. The map is based on the cartography of Nicolas Sanson. There is a French text notation on the map regarding the Nile and its source in Ethiopia. In the bottom left-hand corner is a list of Turkish rulers.


Condition: A

Original outline color. Lightly toned with minor printer's ink residue.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 12/6/2006