Auction 130, Lot 658

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

Subject: Turkey

Period: 1644 (published)

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. French text on verso.

References:

Condition: A

Crisp impression and original color. There are some minor damp stains in the wide margins, well away from the map.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $375

Closed on 12/2/2009

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