Auction 153, Lot 601

"Magni Turcarum Dominatoris Imperium...", Seutter/Lotter

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East

Period: 1744 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.1 x 7.8 inches
25.7 x 19.8 cm

This striking map covers the Turkish Empire, extending to Greece, Arabia and Libya, with the Caspian and Black Seas and the eastern Mediterranean. The map is filled with details of towns, rivers and mountains. Decorated with a small compass rose and a title cartouche featuring Turkish merchants, Mercury and Pheme, the personification of fame and renown. Drawn by Seutter and engraved by Lotter.

References: Rumsey #8270.059.

Condition: A

Original color with marginal soiling.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/20/2015

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