Auction 136, Lot 595

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

Subject: Balkans

Period: 1651 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.8 x 14.8 inches
52.8 x 37.6 cm

This uncommon map 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.

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Condition: A

There are a couple tiny edge tears, well away from the map, else fine.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/1/2011

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