OTTOMAN EMPIRE MAP
“Turcicum Imperium“. Copper engraving published by Frederick de Wit in Amsterdam, approx. 1680. Original hand colouring. Size: 45,4 x 55,7cm.
Nice old color example of De Wit’s map of the Turkish Empire, based upon Blaeu’s map of a similar title. The map covers the Ottoman Empire at the height of its power. The map extends from Sardinia and Italy in the West to the Black & Caspian Seas in the North and the Gulf of Aden, Red Sea and Arabian peninsula in the South. It is filled with place names, topographical features, and notes. It is embellished with a fine title cartouche with three Ottomans.
Price: Euro800,- (excl. VAT/BTW)