Auction 151, Lot 591

"Magni Turcarum Domini Imperium in Europa, Asia, et Africa...", Visscher, Nicolas

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East

Period: 1680 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
33.1 x 19.8 inches
84.1 x 50.3 cm

This large-scale map shows the extent of the Turkish Empire in Europe, Asia and Africa. The map is densely engraved with details of cities, political boundaries, rivers, and mountains. The Caspian Sea is depicted in an almost square shape. The map is adorned with a handsome allegorical cartouche. Printed on two sheets, joined as issued.

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Condition: B

Attractive original color that has been partially refreshed. Professionally backed in Japanese tissue to repair a number of cracks caused by the oxidation of the green pigment.

Estimate: $500 - $650

Sold for: $700

Closed on 11/19/2014

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