Auction 160, Lot 652

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

Subject: Turkey & Cyprus

Period: 1580 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

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


Closed on 11/16/2016