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Turkey
PTOLEMY, C. / SWEYNHEYM, C.,  Prima Asiae Tabula., antique map, old maps PTOLEMY, C. / SWEYNHEYM, C. - Prima Asiae Tabula.
Rome, 1478 or 1490, Uncoloured.. 370x535mm. Paper very slightly age toned but in general in very good condition. Printed on two joined sheets. With a repair net to center fold, hardly notable. No water mark.
Copperplate printed map of Turkey and including Cyprus from the "Atlas In Hoc Operae Haec Continetur…" printed by Bernardinus Venetus de Vitalibus. The map shows Anatolian peninsula, the Aegean islands and Cyprus which looks quite out of shape.
Includes excellent detail, based upon Ptolemy, in...
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$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 3,115  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MERIAN, M.,  Constantinopolitanae urbis effigies ad vivum expressa, quam Turcae Stampoldam vocant. A° MDCXXXV., antique map, old maps MERIAN, M. - Constantinopolitanae urbis effigies ad vivum expressa, quam Turcae Stampoldam vocant. A° MDCXXXV.
Frankfurt, 1635, Uncoloured.. 228x695mm. Some age-toning of the paper. One fold separated and underlaid. Dark and good impression.
Large, decorative view of the city of Constantinople, with legend across the bottom. It is beautifully engraved with quaint scenes of everyday life, including hunters with their dogs in the near foreground. Across the Golden Horn the various palaces, mosques and principal buildings.
Copper engr...
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$ 2,200
Approx. Euro 1,958  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A.,  Natoliae..Aegypti recentior..Carthaginis (3 maps on 1 sheet), antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Natoliae..Aegypti recentior..Carthaginis (3 maps on 1 sheet)
Antwerp, 1609-1641, In fine original colours.. 320x490mm. Some marginal paper discolouration. A few places underlaid due to oxidation of paper. No real damage to the map.
From a rare Spanish text edition. According to van den Broecke printed between 1609 and 1641.
Map to the left east to the top. Detailed map Turkey, including Cyprus and Crete. Also map of the Nile delta and another map of Tunis. From "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum".
Very attractive original colours....
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$ 1,200
Approx. Euro 1,068  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry).,  Habit et Manière ancienne des Peiches ou Laquais du Grand Seigneur. (14), antique map, old maps NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry). - Habit et Manière ancienne des Peiches ou Laquais du Grand Seigneur. (14)
Paris, Mathieu Guillemot, 1650, Uncoloured.. 271x170mm. Paper slightly browned, few wormholes affecting the lower and left margin. Marginal spotting.
Sought-after copper engraved plate taken from Laonikos Chalcocondyle’s "L'histoire de la décadence de l'empire grec et establissement de celuy des Turcs." by Thomas Artus d'Embry, after Nicolas de Nicolay.
The Athenian Laonikos Chalcocondyle who flourished in the mid-fifteenth century and died ...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 89  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
GONSALES, A,  Turckschemoniken die onder den goddelycken. . ., antique map, old maps GONSALES, A - Turckschemoniken die onder den goddelycken. . .
Antwerpen, Michiel Cnobbaert, 1673, Uncoloured.. 185x125mm. Good and dark impression. Paper slightly age toned.
Decorative picture of three dervishes dancers. Their whirling dance, also known as the sema, is a serious religious ritual performed by Muslim priests in a prayer trance to Allah of this Turkish sect. The religious music for the dance of the dervishes was given by a large orchestra. The dance is per... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 80
Approx. Euro 71  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MONDHARE,  Vue du sperbe Temple de St.Sophie .. a Constantinople., antique map, old maps MONDHARE - Vue du sperbe Temple de St.Sophie .. a Constantinople.
Paris, 1800, In original colours.. 282x448mm. So-called optical print, good condition.
A fanciful depiction of the Aya Sofya in Istanbul. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing devices and special engravings to be viewed through them.
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$ 280
Approx. Euro 249  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ARROWSMITH,A.,  A Map of the Environs of Constantinople Drawn from a great number of accurate astronomical & geographical manuscripts and printed documents, by A. Arrowsmith 1801 and 1804., antique map, old maps ARROWSMITH,A. - A Map of the Environs of Constantinople Drawn from a great number of accurate astronomical & geographical manuscripts and printed documents, by A. Arrowsmith 1801 and 1804.
London, No.10 Soho Square, 4th September 1804, In attractive strong original colours.. 1270x1590mm. Dissected into 48 sections on 4 sheets, laid on linen. Some very light water marks. Generally in good condition. Attractive original colouring. If joined 1270 x 1590 mm.
Arrowsmith’s large and detailed map of the Ottoman Empire and the Black Sea, with Cyprus, Crete and the Greek Islands in the Mediterranean Sea, Albania, Bosnia and Herzogovinia.
By the beginning of the nineteenth century the Ottoman Empire had fallen some way from the lofty heights of 1683, whe...
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$ 4,000
Approx. Euro 3,560  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
de Saint MARTIN, L-V.,  Asie mineure ou Natolie selon l'état actuel des connaissances. . ., antique map, old maps de Saint MARTIN, L-V. - Asie mineure ou Natolie selon l'état actuel des connaissances. . .
Paris, 1845, In original o/l colours.. 350x490mm. Folding map dissected in 8 sections, canvas mounted. Good condition.
Map of Turkey, including Cyprus prepared by Louis Vivien de Saint-Martin (1802-1897), who was French geographer born in Saint-Martin-de-Fontenay and died in Paris. He wrote "A History of Geography and Geographical Discoveries" (1873). The work contains an atlas and summarizes factual information on... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 80
Approx. Euro 71  

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Condition Rating: 4
RAFFET, A.,  Infanterie Turque (chasseurs). 7 novembre 1837., antique map, old maps RAFFET, A. - Infanterie Turque (chasseurs). 7 novembre 1837.
Paris, Gihaut frères, 1848, In original colours.. 330x252mm. Lithography on heavy paper, finished by hand and gum Arabic. Wide margin, spotting in the margin.
Beautiful lithography by Auguste Raffet (1804 -1860 ) and printed by Auguste Bry.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 250
Approx. Euro 223  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
OLIVIER, E.,  Plan de Constantinople, non compris ses faubourgs. Grave d'apres les documents du ministere de la Guerre par E. Olivier., antique map, old maps OLIVIER, E. - Plan de Constantinople, non compris ses faubourgs. Grave d'apres les documents du ministere de la Guerre par E. Olivier.
Péra, Istanbul, 1851, Uncoloured.. 1480x1370mm. In 11 joined sheets. The paper is on foldings on several places separating, however with no paper loss.
A very rare lithographic town-plan of Istanbul, Scale 98 yards to one inch., printed in Pera, Istanbul by E. Olivier.

The ornate design on the top of the title is a tughra, which is a highly stylized and individualized signature (or monogram) of the reigning Ott...
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$ 8,000
Approx. Euro 7,120  

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Condition Rating: 2
JACOMME et CIE.,  (Untitled view  from Scutari with a view of Constantinople), antique map, old maps JACOMME et CIE. - (Untitled view from Scutari with a view of Constantinople)
Paris, 1860, Lithography on tinted ground.. 410x570mm. Lithography on tinted grounds. Mint condition.
Panoramic view from Scutari with a view of Constantinople in the distance, after a design by Johann Schranz. Published by J. Missiriè.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,335  

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Condition Rating: 1
KIEPERT, H.,  Carte générale de L'Empire Ottoman en Europe et en Asie dressée par Henri Kiepert . . ., antique map, old maps KIEPERT, H. - Carte générale de L'Empire Ottoman en Europe et en Asie dressée par Henri Kiepert . . .
Berlin, Verlag von Dietrich Reimer, 1867, In original colours.. 892x1238mm. Lithographed folding wall map dissected in 16 segments and laid down on linen. Very good condition.
Large School wall map of Turkish Empire printed in chromo-lithography. Published by Dieter Reimer and printed by Ferdind Barth in Berlin.
This rare map has two insets in lower left corner "Prononciation" and "Explication de termes géographiques appartenant aux langues principales de l'orient e...
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$ 1,750
Approx. Euro 1,558  

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Condition Rating: 2
WAR OFFICE,  Turkey Constantinople., antique map, old maps WAR OFFICE - Turkey Constantinople.
London, 1909, Uncoloured.. 500x581mm. Lithography on thin paper. Folded.
A "soil or geological map" of centered on Bosporus with Constantinople and the Sea of Marmara. Scale 1: 250.000. With key in bottom part.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 150
Approx. Euro 134  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2