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 Near East 

DE ROSSI, Giovanni Giacomo. [Turkish Empire]
Stato del Gran Turco... Rome, c.1679. Original colour. 440 x 580mm. Trimmed to plate and laid on old paper for issue in a composite atlas.
The Turkish Empire, based on Sanson's map, prepared by Giacomo Cantelli da Vignola and engraved by Giorgio Widman for the 'Mercurio Geografico'. TIBBETTS: 133.
[Ref: 11248]    £850.00 ($1,187 • €963 rates)

JAILLOT, Alexis-Hubert. [A two-sheet map of the Turkish Empire]
Estats del'Empire du Grand Seigneur des Turcs, en Europe, en Asie, et en Afrique... Paris, 1681. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined, total 580 x 880mm.
Sanson's map of the Turkish Empire, enlarged by Jaillot in partnership with Sanson's heirs with fine baroque title and scale cartouches. It was published in Jaillot's 'Atlas Nouveau', one of the largest general atlases up to that time. TIBBETTS: 151, a later example dated 1689.
[Ref: 14632]    £1,200.00 ($1,676 • €1,360 rates)

DE BRUYN, Cornelis. [17th century panorama of Aleppo in Syria]
Aleppo. Delft, c.1698. Two sheets conjoined, total 295 x 1030mm.
A fine panoramic print of the city of Aleppo in Syria engraved by Henrik van Krooneveld. In 1675 the Dutch painter Cornelis de Bruyn (1652-1727) set out from Livorno on a journey through the Levant, publishing an richly illustrated account on his return which was called 'Reizen... door Klein Asia...van Aegypten, Syrien en Palestina.' De Bruyn actually lived in Aleppo with merchants employed in the caravan trade, from May 1682 to April 1683, which explains why these traders are so prominent in the foreground of this print.
[Ref: 14341]    £650.00 ($908 • €736 rates)

MOULLART-SANSON, Pierre. [Map of the location of the Terrestrial Paradise]
Carte du Paradis Terrestre selon Moyse chap.2 de la Genese Paris, 1724, coloured, 180 x 285mm (map); 280 x 405 (text)
From Moullart-Sanson's "Tabulas Methodicas, Genealogicas et Chronologicas". The sheet in two parts, the upper register showing the entire Middle East and the site of Paradise between the four rivers, denoted by a small scene of Adam and Eve beneath the apple tree. The lower register is an explanatory text entitled "Table Historique du Premier Age du Monde" which sets out the exact characters, chronology and events of the first age of history up until the Great Flood. LAOR 515
[Ref: 8696]    £300.00 ($419 • €340 rates)

CALMET, Augustin Antoine. [18th century view of Tripoli]
Veue de la Ville, et du Port de Tripoly en Syrie. Paris, 1728. Coloured copper engraving. 330 x 445mm.
View of the city and port of Tripoli in northern Lenanon. The view includes a numbered key to important buildings and locations, a few ships are depicted in the bays. From Augustin Calmet's 'Dictionarium, historicum, criticum, chronologican, sacrae scripturae'.
[Ref: 16442]    £285.00 ($398 • €323 rates)

MOLL, Herman. [Two-sheet map of the Turkish Empire]
The Turkish Empire in Europe, Asia and Africa, Divided into all its Governments, together with the Other Territories that are Tributary to it, as also the Dominions of ye Emperor of Marocco. London: Herman Moll, John Bowles, Thomas Bowles & John King, c.1730. London: Herman Moll, John Bowles, Thomas Bowles & John King, c.1730. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined, total 610 x 1010mm. Restoration to binding folds and tears.
Moll's large-format map of the Turkish Empire, also covering the whole Mediterreanean, first published 1714. There are inset prospects of Constantinople, Smirna and Jerusalem, and three views of the Holy Sepulcre. TIBBETTS: 202.
[Ref: 16842]    £2,800.00 ($3,912 • €3,172 rates)

ANVILLE, Jean Baptiste B. D'. [The Middle East, showing Cyprus]
L'Orient Pour L'Histoire Ancienne De Mr. Rollin. Paris, c.1740, coloured, 290 x 365mm
A map of the Ancient Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean with Cyprus, marking cities, towns and geographical landmarks. Produced for Rollin's 'Ancient History'
[Ref: 10238]    £170.00 ($237 • €193 rates)

HOMANN, Johann Baptist. [18th Century map of the Turkish Empire]
Imperium Turcicum in Europa, Asia et Africa... Nuremberg, c.1750. Coloured. 500 x 590mm.
A decorative map showing from Tunis to Arabia, including Greece, Arabia, Turkey and Palestine. TIBBETTS: 257.
[Ref: 16027]    £500.00 ($699 • €567 rates)

SEUTTER, Matthäus. [Miniature map of the Turkish Empire]
Magni Turcarum Dominatoris Imperium accuratura delin... Augsburg, Tobias Conrad Lotter, c.1760. Original body colour. 200 x 270mm.
An uncommon small version of Seutter's map of the Turkish Empire, published in the 'Atlas Minor'. It was engraved c.1744 by Lotter, Seutter's son-in-law, and published after he took over the firm.
[Ref: 18361]    £225.00 ($314 • €255 rates)

ELWE, Jan Barent. [Turkish Empire]
Estats de l'Empire du Grand Seigneur des Turcs... Amsterdam, 1792. Original body colour. 460 x 615mm.
In fine original colour, showing the Eastern Mediterranean in its entirety, the Red, Caspian and Black Seas and the Arabian Peninsula. Elwe produced no new maps but re-issued maps by other cartographers. This map is based on that of Jaillot, with information nearly a century old.
[Ref: 10860]    £650.00 ($908 • €736 rates)

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