SOLD: 1606 or later J. Hondius - Turcici Imperii Imago
SOLD: Early 17th century Ottoman Empire with conqueror of Constantinople
Turcici Imperii Imago
36.5 x 48.8 cm (14¼ x 19¼ in)
Map showing the Ottoman Empire at its peak, from the Balkans in the northwest to the Arabian peninsula in the southeast, with North Africa, Greece, Palestine, present Syria and Iraq, much of Persia, etc.
A portrait of Sultan Mehmed II, conqueror of Constantinople, tops the title cartouche.
Verso Text: English
Stains in top margin away from map image, a little wear along centerfold, colors a bit muted; very good.