Auction 142, Lot 545

"A New Map of Turkey in Europe Divided into all its Provinces; with the Adjacent Countries in Europe and Asia: Drawn Chiefly from the Maps Published by the Imperial Academy of St. Petersburg", Laurie & Whittle

Subject: Southeastern Europe

Period: 1794 (dated)

Publication: Imperial Sheet Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.8 x 23.7 inches
60.5 x 60.2 cm

This sharply engraved map is based on information from the Imperial Academy of St. Petersburg. It details the area from southern Hungary through the Balkan countries and Greece to all of Crete. It also shows much of Turkey, Cyprus, and part of the Black Sea. The Greek Archipelago is especially well-detailed. Engraved by F. Vivares.

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Condition: B+

Original color on watermarked paper with archival repairs to a number of centerfold separations and a long horizontal crease just above title cartouche.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 11/28/2012

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