"Turcici Imperii Imago", Mercator/Jansson
Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East
Period: 1628 (published)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
7.5 x 5.3 inches
19.1 x 13.5 cm
Lovely small map based on Ortelius' map showing the extent of the Turkish Empire, which includes the Balkans, northeastern Africa, Arabia and all the Middle East. Title is enclosed in a ribbon-style cartouche. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius. French text on verso.
There is a printer's crease on the leftt side of the map and some damp stains in the bottom margin.