Auction 125, Lot 711

"Natolia, quae olim Asia Minor", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Turkey

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Novus

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm

Handsome map of Asia Minor including Cyprus and the Aegean Islands. A fierce sea battle and a curious looking sea monster are depicted in the Mediterranean. The map is embellished with a banner style title cartouche and a surveyor holding the distance scale. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A+

Nice impression and lovely old color with wide original margins.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/24/2008

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