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Auction 182, Lot 631

"Carte de la Turquie d'Asie Presque Entiere Contenant l'Anatolie, la Georgie, l'Armenie, le Curdistan, l'Alge-zira, l'Irak-Arabi, la Syrie &c...", Bonne/Lattre

Subject: Near & Middle East

Period: 1771 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Moderne

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.1 x 11.9 inches
43.4 x 30.2 cm

Crisp copper engraved map that covers Syria, Israel, Turkey and Iraq. Extends to include much of the Black Sea, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia and a little of Russia. Clearly shows Baghdad with good detail along the Tigris River. Filled with scores of place names. Decorative rococo-style cartouche, uncolored as issued. Four distance scales.

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Condition: B+

Contemporary outline color on a watermarked sheet with light toning and soiling, and a few tiny worm holes only visible when held to light.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 4/28/2021

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