Auction 139, Lot 572

"Map of the Ottoman Dominions in Asia with the Adjacent Frontiers of the Russian and Persian Empires", Wyld, James

Subject: Middle East

Period: 1838 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
28 x 20.3 inches
71.1 x 51.6 cm

This large-scale map of the Ottoman Empire extends to include Cyprus, the Holy Land, and the northeastern tip of Africa. Several routes are marked along the map, including those of Cyrus and Xenophon, Colonel Leake and General Koehler in 1800, Mr. Browne in 1802, and Mr. Kinnear from 1808 to 1814.

References:

Condition: B

Original outline color with light creasing and minor soiling. There is a short tear along centerfold in the Black Sea that has been repaired with archival materials.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/15/2012

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