Auction 146, Lot 633

"Turquie d'Asie, Arabie, Perse, Tartarie Independante", Robert de Vaugondy/Delamarche

Subject: Near & Middle East

Period: 1794 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

8.5 x 9.5 inches
21.6 x 24.1 cm

Nicely engraved map with the Arabian Peninsula figuring prominently. The map shows all of Turkey and the Black Sea, and extends east to include the Caspian Sea and the region of today's Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Turkmenistan. Engraved by E. Dussy, with corrections by Lamarche, Robert de Vaugondy's successor.

References: cf. Pedley #380.

Condition: B+

Light toning and minor soiling with a damp stain in top blank margin, not affecting map image.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/4/2013