Auction 157, Lot 612

"Natoliae, quae Olim Asia Minor, Nova Descriptio", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Turkey & Cyprus

Period: 1580 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.9 x 12.6 inches
22.6 x 32 cm

This finely engraved map of Turkey is oriented with north to the left. The map is based on the cartography of Gastaldi/Forlani (1564). It provides excellent detail and includes Crete, Rhodes and Cyprus. This is the left side of a folio sheet with German text on verso.

References: Van den Broecke #174a.

Condition: A

Excellent impression and color with marginal soiling.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/4/2016

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