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  ASIA 
 Turkey 

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [A important 16th century plan of Constantinople]
Byzantium, nunc Constantinopolis. Cologne, c.1574. Coloured. 330 x 485mm. Small hole in top margin expertly repaired.
An early bird's-eye plan of Istanbul, published in the first volume of the Civitates Orbis Terrarum, the first series of printed town plans. Originally published in 1572, this example comes from the second state, with the last roundel in the series of portraits of the Turkish sultans filled by Murad III (1574-95).
[Ref: 19552]    £2,600.00 ($3,151 • €2,837 rates)


MUNSTER, Sebastian. [Woodblock map of Turkey]
[Asia minor - Turkey] Basle, c.1618. Coloured woodcut. Map area 135 x 180mm set in text.
A small format map of Turkey set in German letterpress text.
[Ref: 15459]    £60.00 ($73 • €65 rates)


HONDIUS, Jodocus. [17th century map of Turkey & Cyprus]
Natoliae sive Asia Minor. Amsterdam: Henricus Hondius, 1628, French text edition. Original colour. 345 x 480mm. A very fine example.
Decorative map of present day Turkey with Cyprus prominently shown. The sea is boldly engraved in a wave pattern. There is a large sea monster in the Mediterranean and an oared ship in the Black Sea. The map is further embellished with three fine strapwork cartouches KOEMAN: Me 28a.
[Ref: 16468]    £550.00 ($666 • €600 rates)


MERIAN, Mattheus. [17th century prospect of Constantinople]
Constantinopolis. Frankfurt, c.1650. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined as issued, total 230 x 690mm. Right hand side margin repaired
A superbly-detailed prospect of Constantinople from Galata, which was, according to the title, taken from life in 1635. It depicts both sides of the Golden Horn in great detail, with the important buildings identified by a 30-point key below.
[Ref: 18046]    £1,900.00 ($2,302 • €2,073 rates)


BLAEU, Willem Janszoon. [17th century map of Turkey with Cyprus]
Natolia, quæ olim Asia Minor. Amsterdam, 1665, Dutch text edition. Original colour with gold highlights. 380 x 510mm.
A fine example in contemporary colouring of this map of Turkey, decorated with a banner title cartouche, a scale cartouche with a figure in Turkish dress, a sea-battle between a two galleys and a galleon and a sea monster. KOEMAN: Bl 57.
[Ref: 19614]    £650.00 ($788 • €709 rates)


MONCORNET, Balthazar. [A scarce 17th century prospect of Constantinople]
Constantinople. Parris: Moncornet, c.1660. 340 x 510mm.
A superbly-detailed prospect of Constantinople from Galata, based on the same 1635 view used by Merian. It depicts both sides of the Golden Horn in great detail, with the important buildings identified by a 29-point key below.
[Ref: 18218]    £2,250.00 ($2,727 • €2,455 rates)


SANSON, Nicolas. [A map of the Bosphorus in Classical times]
Anaplus Bosphori Thracii Ex Indagationibus Petri Gullis Delineatus. Paris: Pierre Mariette, 1666. Original outline colour. 415 x 535mm. A very fine large paper example.
A map of the Bosphorus in Classical times. Underneath the elaborate title cartouche there is a vignette of Xerxes I leading the Persian army across a pontoon bridge c. 482 BC.
[Ref: 18038]    £375.00 ($454 • €409 rates)


CANTELLI DA VIGNOLA, Giacomo. [Antique map of Turkey and Cyprus]
Natolia Detta anticamente Asia Minore... Rome, G.G. De Rossi, 1686. Original Colour, 420 x 565mm.
Map of Turkey and Cyprus, with the title on a banner above the map.
[Ref: 12796]    £680.00 ($824 • €742 rates)


CANTELLI DA VIGNOLA, Giacomo. [Antique map of Turkey and Cyprus]
Asiæ Minoris. Rome, G.G. De Rossi, 1686. Original colour. 420 x 560mm.
Map of Turkey and Cyprus, with the title on a banner above the map.
[Ref: 12795]    £350.00 ($424 • €382 rates)


KOPPMAYR, Jacob. [A scarce 17th Century prospect of Constantinople]
Die Statt Constantinopel in Türchën. Augsburg, c.1689. 240 x 350mm.
A prospect of Istanbul after Merian, with a 29-point key under the view. The Gothic title is in a banderole across the sky. Koppmayr was active as a printer and publisher in Augsburg 1686-1710.
[Ref: 17250]    £400.00 ($485 • €436 rates)


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