1606 or later J. Hondius - Turcici Imperii Imago

SOLD: Early 17th century Ottoman Empire with conqueror of Constantinople

Title:

Turcici Imperii Imago

Map maker:

Jodocus Hondius

Place and Year:

Amsterdam, 1606-

Dimensions:

36.5 x 48.8 cm (14¼ x 19¼ in)

Technique:

Copperplate engraving

Coloring:

Hand colored

Condition Rating:

VG

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DETAILS

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

CONDITION NOTES

Stains in top margin away from map image, a little wear along centerfold, colors a bit muted; very good.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00026

REFERENCES

Tibbetts #62.

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