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SCHEDEL, H.,  [Constantinopolis. . . Sexta etas mudi CCXLIX ]., antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - [Constantinopolis. . . Sexta etas mudi CCXLIX ].
Nuremberg, 1493, Uncoloured.. 367x225mm. Printed on heavy paper. In very good condition. Size of sheet 440 x 310mm.
One of the first wood block printed views of Istanbul (233 x 227mm.) .
Page from the richest illustrated Incunable, the famous: Nuremberg Chronicle, published the year that Columbus returned to Europe after discovering America.
The woodblock cutters were M...
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Estimate
($ 450 - 600)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F.,  Byzantium, Nunc Constantinopolis.., antique map, old maps BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F. - Byzantium, Nunc Constantinopolis..
Cologne, 1578, In original colours.. 326x479mm. Some minor browning and foxing, wide margins, verso center fold reinforced. Old manuscript annotations in French in margins and on verso.
One of the finest and most sought-after views of Istanbul. Viewed from the village of Scutari, the City is shown with all its fortifications, the original Genoese district of Galata on the opposite bank of the Golden Horn to the right.
European galleons and Turkish galleys fill the seas of the ...
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Estimate
($ 2,400 - 2,750)

Starting bid
$ 2,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F., Byzantium nunc Constantinopolis., antique map, old maps BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F. - Byzantium nunc Constantinopolis.
Cologne, 1580, In attractive colours.. 328x480mm. Text on verso. Slightly age toned with some foxing. Small repair in bottom margin in center fold.
One of the finest and most sought-after views of Istanbul. Viewed from the village of Scutari, the City is shown with all its fortifications, the original Genoese district of Galata on the opposite bank of the Golden Horn to the right.
European galleons and Turkish galleys fill the seas of the ...
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Estimate
($ 1,200 - 1,500)

Bid received
$ 1,050
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
MUNSTER, S.,  [Asia Minor], antique map, old maps MUNSTER, S. - [Asia Minor]
Basle, 1588, Uncoloured.. 132x176mm. Some paper age toning and some marginal water stains.
Wood block printed map with German text beneath and to verso of map. Map shows Turkey and many of the Greek Islands, Crete, Cyprus, Syria, Asia Minor and Thracia.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J.,  Natoliae Sive Asia Minor., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J. - Natoliae Sive Asia Minor.
Amsterdam, 1606, Coloured.. 341x475mm. Paper slightly age toned, as usual. Generally in good condition.
From the first edition. Map of Turkey, also depicting Cyprus.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 300 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 200
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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Estimate
($ 700 - 800)

Starting bid
$ 450
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry).,  Deruis Religieux Turc. (24), antique map, old maps NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry). - Deruis Religieux Turc. (24)
Paris, Mathieu Guillemot, 1650, Uncoloured.. 270x175mm. Paper slightly browned, few wormholes affecting the lower margin.
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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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry).,  Gentille Femme Perotte Franque. (48), antique map, old maps NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry). - Gentille Femme Perotte Franque. (48)
Paris, Mathieu Guillemot, 1650, Uncoloured.. 270x168mm. Paper slightly browned, wormholes affecting the lower margin.
Sought-after copper engraved plate of a woman from Pera, 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-fifte...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DE WIT, F., TURCICUM IMPERIUM., antique map, old maps DE WIT, F. - TURCICUM IMPERIUM.
Amsterdam, 1680, Original colours.. 455x550mm. Very clean with restoration to the centerfold, and a little more in the bottom left corner.
A detailed map of the Turkish Empire by Holland's leading mapmaker at the end of the seventeenth century. The cartouche shows an Ottoman administrator ,or possibly the Sultan, in a victorious pose with his aides on both sides. Below them are war prisoners.
The map includes the Eastern Mediter...
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Estimate
($ 500 - 600)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 205
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE WIT, F., Constantinopolis., antique map, old maps DE WIT, F. - Constantinopolis.
Amsterdam, ca 1680, Colored. 402x518mm. In excellent condition! A few small faint spots only. Wide margins with light browning to the edges.
An extremely rare panoramic town-view of Constantinople in Turkey, published by Frederick de Wit. In stunning colours and condition! Text in Latin, French, German, and English.
Below the view, there is a numbered key (1-17) naming important buildings. Several figures in the forefront, includi...
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Estimate
($ 1,800 - 1,800)

Bid received
$ 1,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
FONTANA, F., Presa di Namur., antique map, old maps FONTANA, F. - Presa di Namur.
Florence, 1701, Attractive Coloring. 180x255mm. In fine condition with light toning.
A detailed, attractive, panoramic battle view of the siege of the Karaman fortification in Anatolia, Turkey, fought between the Naval Army of the Gand Duke of Tuscany, Cosimo II, and the Naval Army of the Ottoman Empire.
The plate shows the fortress, buildings, forests, the armies and several s...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 180)

Starting bid
$ 95
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CHATELAIN, H., IZMIR[2 sheets] HABILLEMENTS DES FEMMES DE SMYRNE, DES GRECQUES ET DES LUIFUES / DESCRIPTION DE LA VLLE DE SMYRNE., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - IZMIR[2 sheets] HABILLEMENTS DES FEMMES DE SMYRNE, DES GRECQUES ET DES LUIFUES / DESCRIPTION DE LA VLLE DE SMYRNE.
Amsterdam, 1719, Uncoloured.. 380x445mm. Minor age toned. Dimensions are for each sheet separately.
Engraved, decorative set of images of the area around Smyrne, along with costumes showing the Greek and Jewish female inhabitants of Smyrne.
And a view of city and harbour of Smyrne.

From Chatelain's monumental 7 volume Atlas Historique.
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Estimate
($ 140 - 170)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CHATELAIN, H., État abrégé de la MAISON du GRAND SEIGNEUR, de ses revenus et le gouvernement civil, militaire et ecclesiastique de cet Empire Grand document gravé., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - État abrégé de la MAISON du GRAND SEIGNEUR, de ses revenus et le gouvernement civil, militaire et ecclesiastique de cet Empire Grand document gravé.
Amsterdam, 1720, Coloured.. 347x450mm. Repairs in center fold.
View of the city of Constantinople, the seraglio of the sultan and of Hagia Sophia. Many insets with information and descriptions.
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Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
STOCKLEIN, J., Charta Geographica ad Itinerarian Francisci Caspari Schillinger., antique map, old maps STOCKLEIN, J. - Charta Geographica ad Itinerarian Francisci Caspari Schillinger.
Germany, 1726, Uncolored. 150x270mm. In fine condition. The odd spot of foxing etc.
A simplistic map that shows Turkey, western Persia and the Perian Gulf. It represents the itinerary of the physician Franz Kaspar Schillinger from Augsburg to Goa. It comes from: "The New World Messenger", the important work with sources for the mission history of the 18th century (edited by J. Stöc... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 180 - 220)

Starting bid
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CHATELAIN, H., [4 sheets] Portraits du Grand Seigneur G des principaux Officiers de l'Empire Ottoman, tirez .... / Portraits du grand seigneur é des principaux officiers de l'empire Ottoman . / Viandes & breuvages des Turcs / La maniere dont les Turcs mangent, antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - [4 sheets] Portraits du Grand Seigneur G des principaux Officiers de l'Empire Ottoman, tirez .... / Portraits du grand seigneur é des principaux officiers de l'empire Ottoman . / Viandes & breuvages des Turcs / La maniere dont les Turcs mangent
Amsterdam, ca. 1728, Uncoloured.. 370x430mm. Split on bottom center folding of two sheets and a small split in bottom margin of the smaller one. Minor age toned.
Four engraved, decorative sheets showing images of Turcs officials and cultural images. Each sheet measures 37 x 43 cm. except the smaller which measures 38 x 23cm.

From Chatelain's monumental 7 volume Atlas Historique.
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Estimate
($ 200 - 250)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 55
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
PROBST, G.B., Constantinopolis., antique map, old maps PROBST, G.B. - Constantinopolis.
Augsburg, ca. 1760, Coloured.. 280x413mm. A decorative example in good condition. With some spotting - mainly to the upper margin. Soft creasing and faint staining.
Beautiful optical print (vues d'optique) of Constantinople, in the forefront with Galata and Pera. A very detailed image of the city, filled with buildings, towers, ships, and people. Engraved and published in Augsburg by Georg Balthasar Probst and his son Georg Mattheus Probst. Below with a key (1-... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 500 - 600)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 265
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
BONNE, R., La Turquie d’europe et Celle d’Asie., antique map, old maps BONNE, R. - La Turquie d’europe et Celle d’Asie.
Paris, 1780, In original colouring.. 215x315mm. In fine condition with centerfold as issued.
Fine example of Bonne’s 1780 map of Turkey in Europe and Asia. This map of the Ottoman Empire includes the areas stretching from Italy, Hungary, and modern day Austria in the west, to the Caspian (Caspiene) Sea and Iran in the east, to the Persian Gulf and Egypt's Nile Delta in the south.

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Estimate
($ 90 - 100)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 12
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR, J.,  Femme de la Carie  [together with] Pretre Indous., antique map, old maps GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR, J. - Femme de la Carie [together with] Pretre Indous.
Paris,1801-1806, In attractive original colours.. 172x114mm. Each print (172x114mm.) cut on neat line and pasted on a larger sheet of paper. Paper size 230 x 280mm. In very good condition.
Set of two originally hand-colored mezzotints of a woman from the region of Bodrum in Turkey and an Hindu Priest engraved by Félix Mixelle and Lachaussée Jeune after Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur.
As an etcher, drawer and writer, Grasset de Saint-Sauveur was a prolific polygraph in keeping w...
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Estimate
($ 35 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Hydrographic Office , The Bosporus and Golden Horn., antique map, old maps Hydrographic Office - The Bosporus and Golden Horn.
Taunton, 1968, Original light colour.. 990x660mm. Good condition.
A large chart of the Bosporus from the Sea of Marmara to the Black Sea with an inset plan of Halic The Golden Horn.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 80 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
ANONYMOUS., URBIS CONSTANTINOPOLITANAE descriptio, incerto autore., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS. - URBIS CONSTANTINOPOLITANAE descriptio, incerto autore.
Unknown, ca 1550-1570 , Coloured. 160x142mm. Very good condition. Left margin uneven and ragged. The page dimensions are: 29.5 x 2.5 cm
An engraved map of Asia Minor, showing Pontus Euxinus, the Byzantine Empire, the Aegean Sea and a King Figure in a throne.

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Estimate
($ 200 - 250)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 66
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2