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Auction 95, Lot 286

"A Plan of Constantinople, Places adjacent and Canal of the Black Sea", Lodge, John

Subject: Turkey

Period: 1770 (dated)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

9.5 x 6.8 inches
24.1 x 17.3 cm

Overhead plan view with terrific detail down to individual trees, plowed fields, and buildings. Extensive keyed legend identifies 75 places and buildings on the plan. Elaborate cartouche features military swords, other weapons, flags, and a jeweled turban.

References: Jolly GENT-204.

Condition: B

On hand-laid paper with a little age toning.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $65

Closed on 6/13/2001