Auction 151, Lot 548

"Estats, de l'Empire des Turqs en Europe; et Pays Circomvoisins; Entre Lesquels sont Hongrie, Transilvanie, Valaquie, Moldavie, Petite Tartarie. &c...", Sanson/Mariette

Subject: Balkans

Period: 1655 (dated)

Publication: Cartes Generales de Toutes les Parties du Monde

Color: Hand Color

19.8 x 15.8 inches
50.3 x 40.1 cm

This map of the Balkans shows the extent of the Turkish Empire in Europe. The map extends from Italy in the west to Turkey in the east, and as far north as Krakow, Poland. There is good detail of towns and political boundaries.

References: Pastoureau, SANSON V [84].

Condition: B+

A nice impression on watermarked paper with a small hole in the title cartouche and damp stains entering the map in top corners.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $210

Closed on 11/19/2014