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 Near East 

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 ($1,614 • €1,363 rates)

HOOGHE, Romeyn de. [Scarce map of the lands of the Bible]
Orbis Per Creationem Institutus. Adam en Syne Scheppinge. Orbis Per Diluvium. Noah en Syne Danksegginge. Per Legem Constitutus. Moses en Syrie Wetgevinge. Per Christum Restitutus. Christus en Syne Vertossinge. Amsterdam: De Hooghe, c 1700. Sheet 330 x 465mm. Narrow margins, some repairs at centrefold.
A circular map of the Holy Land, the Eastern Mediterranean, Arabia and Persia, designed and drawn by Romeyn de Hooghe and engraved by J. von Linenberg to illustrate Jacob & Alewyn Basnage's 'T'groot waerelds tefereel'. Among the place names on the map are Jerusalem, Famagusta, Cairo, Niniva, Babylon, Eden, Mecca and Medina. The corners have four biblical scenes: Adam & Eve in the Garden of Eden; the rainbow appearing over Noah's Arc after the Flood; Moses receiving the Ten Commandments; and the birth of Jesus. Above the map is the Tetragrammaton (YHWH) in a triangle and below a baroque compass rose. LAOR: 341.
[Ref: 15140]    £650.00 ($874 • €738 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 ($874 • €738 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 ($404 • €341 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 ($383 • €324 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 ($3,766 • €3,181 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 ($229 • €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 ($673 • €568 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 ($874 • €738 rates)

CASSINI, Giovanni Maria. [Uncommon 2-sheet antique map of the Turkish Empire]
Gli Imperi Antichi Parte Occidentale; Gli Imperi Antichi Parte Orientale. Rome, 1800. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined, total 500 x 690mm.
Antique map of the Turkish Empire centered on Arabia , from the 'Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale', with a decorative title cartouche on each sheet. A rare map.
[Ref: 12753]    £1,500.00 ($2,018 • €1,704 rates)

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