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Auction 125, Lot 713

"Natolia detta Anticamente Asia Minore…", Cantelli da Vignola, Giacomo

Subject: Turkey

Period: 1686 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

22 x 16.3 inches
55.9 x 41.4 cm

This boldly engraved map of Turkey and Cyprus is quite uncommon. Rivers and mountains dominate the map with the locations of cities and villages carefully noted. The title and a notation are enclosed is a large cartouche at top. Cantelli pioneered this bold engraving style that was followed and further developed by Coronelli. The map was published in conjunction with Giacomo Giovanni de Rossi.

References: Zacharakis #548.

Condition: A+

Fine impression on a sturdy sheet of laid paper.

Estimate: $550 - $700


Closed on 9/24/2008