Auction 119, Lot 684

"Turquie Europeenne", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: Balkans

Period: 1755 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

17.6 x 18.8 inches
44.7 x 47.8 cm

Handsome map of the Ottoman possessions in Greece and the Balkans including Romania, Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia, Croatia, and Serbia. The large, decorative title cartouche incorporates a portrait of Mahomet II and was finely engraved by Haussard.

References: Pedley #367.

Condition: A

Sharp impression and original outline color. The margins are very wide with a little scattered foxing not affecting map.

Estimate: $160 - $220

Sold for: $80

Closed on 5/9/2007