Auction 148, Lot 599

"Turquie en Asie", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East

Period: 1683 (published)

Publication: Geographise en Historische Werelt Beschryving…

Color: Hand Color

9.8 x 7.5 inches
24.9 x 19.1 cm

Handsome, decorative map of the region from the Balkans to the Caucasus, and from Egypt to the Persian Gulf. The map is filled with cities, topography and is adorned with a decorative title cartouche. Engraved by Antoine d' Winter.

References: Pastoureau, SANSON VII F bis.

Condition: A

A dark impression with a spot of printer's ink residue along centerfold at top. The right margin has been extended with old paper to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $60

Closed on 2/19/2014