"Turcici Imperii Imago", Mercator/Jansson
Subject: Eastern Mediterranean, Middle East & Northern Africa
Period: 1651 (published)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
7.5 x 5.2 inches
19.1 x 13.2 cm
Lovely small map based on Ortelius' map showing the extent of the Turkish Empire, which includes the Balkans, northeastern Africa, Arabia and all the Middle East. Title is enclosed in a ribbon-style cartouche. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius. German text on verso.
References: Ankary #34; Tibbetts #80; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #8100:352.1.
A nice impression on watermarked paper with light, scattered foxing that is confined to the blank margins.