"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.
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.