Auction 126, Lot 585

"La Partie Septentrionale de la Turquie en l'Europe Avec les trois Principautes Electiues de Transylvanie, Moldavie et Valachie…", La Rue, Philippe de

Subject: Southeastern Europe

Period: 1651 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

20.7 x 15 inches
52.6 x 38.1 cm

Uncommon map that covers the region of today's Macedonia, Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia and Hungary. Extending north into Poland and Russie Noire and east to show Constantinople, it locates and names scores of villages and cities. The map was engraved by Jean Sommer and published by Pierre Mariette.


Condition: A

Faint damp stain in blank margins.

Estimate: $325 - $400


Closed on 12/3/2008