Auction 123, Lot 609

"[Lot of 2] Turquie d'Europe et Partie de Celle d'Asie divisee par Grandes Provinces et Gouvernemts… [and] Europaeische Turkey Griechenland und die Ionischen Insulen",

Subject: Balkans, Turkey

Period: 1770-1850 (circa)

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Color: Hand Color

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1) Turquie d'Europe et Partie de Celle d'Asie..., by Janvier from Lattre's Modern Atlas, circa 1770 (17 x 12"). 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 and three distance scales.

2) Europaeische Turkey Griechenland und die Ionischen Insulen, by Lt. Renner, 1850 (7.3 x 9.3"). This detailed map of the Balkan region extends down to Greece, Crete and across to Turkey. The Imperial possessions are defined by a color-coded key at the bottom right.

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Condition: A

There is a faint hint of toning on the centerfold of map #1.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Unsold

Closed on 2/20/2008

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