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Auction 164, Lot 578

"Estats, de l'Empire des Turqs en Europe; et Pays Circomvoisins; Entre Lesquels sont Hongrie, Transilvanie, Valaquie, Moldavie, Petite Tatarie...", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Balkans

Period: 1655 (dated)

Publication: Cartes Generales de Toutes les Parties du Monde

Color: Hand Color

19.8 x 15.8 inches
50.3 x 40.1 cm
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This map of the Balkans shows the extent of the Turkish Empire in Europe. The map extends from Italy in the west to Turkey in the east, and as far north as Krakow, Poland. There is good detail of towns and political boundaries.

References: Pastoureau, SANSON V [84].

Condition: B+

Original outline color with later color in the cartouche on paper with a large coat of arms watermark. There are a couple of tiny spots and a professionally repaired tear adjacent to the centerfold that extends 6" into image.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/13/2017