Auction 129, Lot 699

"Estats de l'Empire du Grand Seigneur des Turcs, en Europe, en Asie, et en Afrique…", Elwe, Jan Barend

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean, Turkish Empire

Period: 1792 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Geographique et Universel

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24 x 17.8 inches
61 x 45.2 cm

A large, decorative map of the Turkish Empire, covering territories in the Balkans, Anatolia, Levant, North Africa and Arabia. The map includes an inset of the eastern most provinces in North Africa. It is embellished with a drape-style distance scale cartouche and a large title cartouche decorated by angels, soldiers and the royal French arms.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $325 - $400

Sold for: $240

Closed on 9/23/2009

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