Auction 88, Lot 232

"Natolia, quae olim Asia Minor", Braun & Hogenberg

Subject: Turkey

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Novus

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm

Handsome map of present day Turkey with Cyprus prominently shown. A fierce sea battle rages in the Mediterranean along with curious looking sea monsters. Two winged female creatures suspend the banner style title cartouche and the map is further decorated with a strapwork scale of miles.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $300

Closed on 10/2/1999

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