Auction 151, Lot 594

"Estats de l'Empire du Grand Seigneur des Turcs, en Europe, en Asie, et en Afrique…", Jaillot/Ottens

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East

Period: 1740 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24.4 x 17.9 inches
62 x 45.5 cm

A large, decorative map of the Turkish Empire, covering territories in the Balkans, Anatolia, Levant, North Africa and Arabia. The map includes an inset of the eastern-most provinces in North Africa. It is embellished with a drape-style distance scale cartouche and a large title cartouche decorated by angels, soldiers and the royal French arms. The Latin title appears above the map: "Nova Impreii Turcarum Tabula, ad Usum Serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis."

References:

Condition: B+

A dark impression with minor soiling, a professionally repaired centerfold separation that enters 1.5" into image at bottom, and a few small tears and chips in blank margins that have also been professionally repaired.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $275

Closed on 11/19/2014

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