Auction 149, Lot 582

"[Lot of 2] Turkey in Asia: or Asia Minor &c. Agreeable to Modern History [and] Persia. Agreeable to Modern History", Moll, Herman

Subject: Middle East & Cyprus

Period: 1740 (circa)

Publication: Salmon's Modern History

Color: Black & White

Size:
10.2 x 7.8 inches
25.9 x 19.8 cm

A. Turkey in Asia: or Asia Minor &c. Agreeable to Modern History. This uncommon map focuses on the Turkish Empire in Asia, showing the extent of the empire to include Cyprus, Syria, the Holy Land, northern Iraq, Armenia and much of Georgia.

B. Persia. Agreeable to Modern History. This detailed map covers the region from the Black Sea east to the Indus River. Depicts the numerous mountains in the area, the river systems, and is filled with place names.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.SALM-1c #12 & #9.

Condition: A

Overall strong dark impressions on clean sheets. The Persia map's impression is slightly uneven at the very bottom of the image near the border.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $70

Closed on 5/21/2014

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