Catalog Archive
Auction 138, Lot 663

"Turquie Europeenne", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: Balkans

Period: 1755 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

17.8 x 19 inches
45.2 x 48.3 cm

Handsome map of the Ottoman possessions in Greece and the Balkans including Romania, Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia, Croatia, and Serbia. The large, decorative title cartouche incorporates a portrait of Mahomet II and was finely engraved by Haussard.

References: Pedley #367.

Condition: B+

Original outline color with faint toning along centerfold and marginal soiling. A centerfold separation that enters map image 5" at bottom has been repaired with archival materials.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/7/2011