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  ASIA 
 Turkey 

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 ($834 • €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 ($616 • €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 ($366 • €320 rates)


MYLLER, Angelicus Maria. [A map of Istanbul presented as a bird's eye view]
Constantinopolis. Prague, c.1730. 165 x 210mm
An uncommon view of Constantinople, based on Braun & Hogenberg. From Myller's 'Peregrinus In Jerusalem'. Myller journeyed from Rome to Jerusalem, then continued to Turkey, visiting Troy, Gallipoli and Constantinople. He then crossed to Egypt, returning to Rome via Syria and Malta.
[Ref: 15408]    £400.00 ($513 • €449 rates)


Anonymous. [A scarce bird's-eye view of Constantinople]
Constantinopel. Frankfurt: Heirs of Sigismund Latomi, 1731. 320 x 380mm. Narrow top margin, very fine impression.
A finely engraved elevated view of Istanbul, with the buildings shown in perspective. Ships fill the seas, with three firing cannon. It was published in a newsbook, 'Relationis Historicæ semestralis autumnalis continuatio', written by 'Jacobus Francus'. Originally this was a pseudonym used by Conrad Lautenbach (1534-95) when the series began in the 16th century, but the name was adopted by subsequent writers of the newsbook.
[Ref: 16082]    £1,500.00 ($1,925 • €1,685 rates)


SANSON, Nicolas. [A map of Classical Turkey and Cyprus]
Asia Minor in Epitomen Contracta, Magnas Regiones, seu Provincias Representans, in quibus Populi, Primariae Urbes, Locaque Præcipua Notantur. Paris: Gilles Robert de Vaugondy, c1731. Original outline colour. 410 x 635mm.
A map of Asia Minor, first published by Pierre Moullard Sanson in 1697, but this example published by Gilles Robert du Vaugondy, who took over his business in 1731.
[Ref: 17597]    £650.00 ($834 • €730 rates)


HAAS, Johann Matthias. [18th century map of Turkey and the Black Sea]
Carte de l'Asie Mineure ou de la Natolie et du Pont Euxin, tirée des Voyages et des Observations des Anciens et Modernes, et dressée suivant les principes d'une nouvelle Projection. Nuremberg: Homann Heirs, 1743. Original colour with additions. 510 x 590mm. Numbered in old ink in top right margin.
Map of Turkey and the Black Sea from ancient and modern sources. The ornate title cartouch is decorated with antiquities and a vignette of Hercules fighting a woman on horseback, wielding an axe. She is likely to be Hippolyta, queen of the Amazons, who dwelt in Scythia, on the north shores of the Black Sea.
[Ref: 14115]    £350.00 ($449 • €393 rates)


BAYLY, John. [A scarce map of the environs of Constantinople with a prospect]
A Plan of Constantinople, Places Adjacent and Canal of the Black Sea. London, 1767. 390 x 440mm. Narrow left margin, binding folds with a few tiny holes..
A detailed plan of the environs of Constantinople, with the Bosphorus and Golden Horn, orientated with north to the left, with a prospect of the city underneath. An extensive key refers to both plan and prospect. A very uncommon map. Later it was closely copied by Lodge for the Gentleman's Magazine in 1770.
[Ref: 17563]    £1,400.00 ($1,796 • €1,572 rates)


SEUTTER, Matthäus. [An 18th century map of Turkey and Cyprus]
Natoliae olim Asiae Minoris Tabula per Matth. Seutterum Augsburg: Johann Michael Probst, c.1770. Bright original colour. A very fine example.
A scarce edition of Seutter's map of Turkey, first published c.1730, issued after Probst bought Seutter's printing plates from Seutter's son-in-law and successor, Tobias Conrad Lotter. The original colour is particularly strong.
[Ref: 15395]    £550.00 ($706 • €618 rates)


DUPUIS, Louis André. [A folding chart with details on the environs of Constantinople]
Carte de la Ville de Constantinople et du Bosphore de Thrace 1785. Carte Réduite des Côtes de la Grece et de L'Archipel. Carte de la Mer Marmora. Plan du Serrail. Paris, 1785. Dissected and laid on linen as issued. 610 x 960mm.
Three charts and a small town plan on one sheet. The largest is a chart of the Bosphorus including a plan of Constantinople with a 55-point key. The other two charts are of Greece and the Aegean, showing the approaches to Constantinople from the west, and the Sea of Mamora, the eastern appraoches. The plan is of the Topkapi Palace, again with a large key. The same year Dupuis published similar charts of the Mediterranean, Baltic, Black Sea and the Danube.
[Ref: 18384]    £1,250.00 ($1,604 • €1,404 rates)


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