Auction 89, Lot 233

"A New Map of the Western Parts of Asia Minor Largely taken Shewing their Ancient Divisions, Countries or People, Chiefe Cities, Towns, Rivers Mountains &c.",

Subject: Turkey

Period: 1704 (published)

Publication: A New Sett of Maps

Color: Black & White

Size:
19 x 14.5 inches
48.3 x 36.8 cm

Very fine and detailed copper engraved map. The title cartouche is flanked by two men, a soldier and a peasant, and the scale of miles is held aloft by two putti. Very sharp impression. Worm tracks enter the map at top, traveling through the border, but not affecting any other engraved surface.

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Condition: B

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $50

Closed on 12/8/1999

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