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Auction 142, Lot 594

"Estats de l'Empire du Grand Seigneur des Turcs, en Europe, en Asie, et en Afrique, Divise en tous ses Beglerbeglicz, ou Gouvernements…", Elwe, Jan Barend

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean, Turkish Empire

Period: 1792 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

24.6 x 18 inches
62.5 x 45.7 cm
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A large, decorative map of the Turkish Empire, covering territories in the Balkans, Anatolia, Levant, North Africa and Arabia. The map includes an inset of the eastern-most provinces in North Africa. It is embellished with a drape-style distance scale cartouche and a large title cartouche decorated by angels, soldiers and the royal French arms. This edition was published by Elwe and Langeveld.


Condition: A

Attractive color on watermarked paper.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 11/28/2012