Auction 97, Lot 398

"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. On hand-laid paper with a little age toning. Engraved by John Lodge for Dec. 1770 issue.

References: Jolly GENT-204

Condition: A

Estimate: $70 - $80

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/5/2001