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  ASIA 
 The Holy Land 

FADEN, William. [Miniature map of the Holy Land]
Palæstina quce et Chanaan et Terra Promissionis vel Terra Sancta London: Faden, 1798. Original colour. Sheet size 155 x 180 mm. Some colour splashes.
Map of the Holy Land (the Promised land) engraved by Hatchett for Faden's 'Atlas Minimus Universalis'. William Faden was geographer to George III.
[Ref: 16401]    £75.00 ($101 • €85 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Map of the Holy Land with decorative vignettes]
Ancient Palestine. London, John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, printed area 250 x 340mm.
Original map of the Holy Land in classical times, from one of the last decorative atlases, with printed border and decorative vignettes including a view of Nazareth and the Church of the Holy Sepulcre.
[Ref: 17726]    £125.00 ($168 • €142 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Mid 19th century map of Palestine with vignettes]
Modern Palestine. London, John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original outline colour, Printed area 350 x 250mm.
Old Map of Palestine, drawn and engraved by John Rapkin, for the 'Illustrated Atlas', one of the last decorative atlases to be produced, with an ornate printed border and vignettes including views of Nazareth and Jaffa. LAOR: 635.
[Ref: 18064]    £125.00 ($168 • €142 rates)


LEPERE, Auguste. [Late 19th century panorama of Jerusalem]
Plan de Jérusalem. Paris, c.1885. Wood engraving. Sheet 380 x 1040mm. Folded, as issued.
A detailed prospect of Jerusalem engraved by Beltrand, Dété and Florian after the painting by Auguste Lepere (1849-1918), published in 'Le Monde Illustré'.
[Ref: 16539]    £650.00 ($871 • €740 rates)


 Turkey 

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann. [Incunable prospect of Byzantium]
Bizantium. Augsburg, Johann Schönsperger, 1493. Latin text edition. Woodcut, printed area 180 x 170mm, set in a page of text.
An imaginary view of Byzantium, the Greek city that became Constantinople, then Istanbul when it was captured by the Ottoman Turks in 1453. Within the text are woodcut portraits of three Persian kings; on the reverse is a prospect of Bologna in Italy.
[Ref: 11384]    £400.00 ($536 • €456 rates)


WÄLDSEEMÜLLER, Martin. [The 16th Century Wäldseemüller/Fries map of 'Modern' Turkey]
Tabu. Nova Asiae Mi. Lyon, 1535. Coloured woodcut, printed area 300 x 380mm.
The Fries reduction of Wäldseemüller's map of 'modern' Turkey, including Cyprus. Originally intended not for a Ptolemy edition but for a new 'Chronica mundi' being written by Wäldseemüller, his death c.1520 caused the project to be shelved, so the reduced woodcuts were used to publish a smaller sized and so cheaper edition of the 'Geography'. On verso is a text surrounded by woodcut columnar decorations.
[Ref: 16996]    £950.00 ($1,273 • €1,082 rates)


MUNSTER, Sebastian. [A 16th century prospect of Constantinople]
Constantinopel... Basle, c.1560, German text. Coloured woodcut, printed area 290 x 390mm, set in text.
A mapof Istanbul, presented as a bird's-eye view, with the important buildings shown in profile, with a disregard for perspective.
[Ref: 17677]    £500.00 ($670 • €570 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]    £125.00 ($168 • €142 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 ($737 • €626 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 ($2,546 • €2,164 rates)


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