Auction 135, Lot 580

"Magni Turcarum Dominatoris Imperium per Europam, Asiam, et Africam…", Seutter/Lotter

Subject: Turkish Empire

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.6 x 19.5 inches
57.4 x 49.5 cm

This striking map covers the Turkish Empire, extending to Greece, Arabia and Libya, with the Caspian and Black Seas and the eastern Mediterranean. The map is filled with details of towns, rivers and mountains. The gorgeous, large title cartouche featuring the emperor, merchants, soldiers and a lion was engraved by Abraham Drentwet, Jr.

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Condition: B

Original color with some toning along centerfold and some soil in the cartouche.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $275

Closed on 2/16/2011

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