Auction 142, Lot 601

"[Lot of 3] Turkey in Asia [and] Map of Turkey in Europe [and] Persia Arabia &c.", Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.

Subject: Turkey, Middle East

Period: 1850 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

See Description

A. Turkey in Asia (15.1 x 12.2"). Detailed map with many place names and topographical detail. Covers the region from Constantinople through present-day Israel, Syria and Iraq. Inset titled Environs of Constantinople.

B. Map of Turkey in Europe (9.7 x 11.8"). Extends to include the island of Candia and names Servia, Bosnia, Modavia, Macedonia, and Bulgaria. Table locates the political areas within each region. Decorative border and fancy titling.

C. Persia Arabia &c. (15.0 x 12.4"). Attractive map of the Arabian Peninsula encompasses present-day Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan. The map is filled with detail of the topography and towns of the region.


Condition: B+

Original color with toning and a few small edge chips and edge tears confined to the blank margins. The map of Persia has a few small ink stains in image.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 11/28/2012