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  ASIA 
 Turkey 

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 ($2,415 • €2,134 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 examplein 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 ($826 • €730 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 ($2,860 • €2,527 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 ($477 • €421 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 ($864 • €764 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]    £700.00 ($890 • €786 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]    £650.00 ($826 • €730 rates)


DE LA RUE, Philippe. [Map of classical Turkey in vibrant original colour]
Asia Minor. Amsterdam: Pierre Mortier, c.1692. Original colour. 380 x 530mm. An excellent example with wide margins
An historical map of Turkey, Cyprus and environs, marking Troy, Smyrna and Byzantium, with Knossos on Crete, Antioch in Syria and Lapathus, Amathus and Paphia on Cyprus. Based upon Philippe De La Rue's rare map of 1652
[Ref: 14911]    £480.00 ($610 • €539 rates)


CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham. [Prospect of the port of Izmir]
Description de la Ville de Smyrne. Amsterdam, 1705. 380 x 500mm. Fine impression, good margins.
A prospect of Izmir from the sea, with an engraved descriptive text underneath. The city was one the most important trading ports of the Ottoman empire from the late 16th century, with French, English, Dutch and Venetian traders being regular visitors.
[Ref: 16329]    £285.00 ($362 • €320 rates)


HOMANN, Johann Baptist. [Early 18th century map of the Bosphorus with a prospect of Constantinople]
Accurate Vorstellung der Orientalisch Kayserlichen Haupt-und Residenz-Stadt Constantinopel... Nuremberg, c.1720. Original colour. 500 x 590mm.
Detailed map of the environs of Constantinople with a inset 'map-view' of the Dardenelles, and a further prospect of the city at the bottom after the famous view by Friedrich Bernhard.Werner
[Ref: 19486]    £1,200.00 ($1,525 • €1,348 rates)


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