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    Abraham Ortelius, 1574, Tvrcici Imperii Descriptio. Original color, about 12 by 19 1/4 inches. A very handsome map of the Turkish Empire which includes a large, very decorative cartouche and several ships on the sea. The map extends from Austria, the Caspian Sea, North Africa, Arabia to the Horn of Africa. Excellent detail of cities, towns, rivers, mountains and settlements. The map is based on Gastaldi's 1561 map of the region and information from ancient writers. 5625 of these maps were published of which few remain. $1925  


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Abraham Ortelius,1603, Thracia Veteris Typvs. Uncolored, about 14 by 18 3/4 inches. A map which includes the ancient region of Thrace just north of the Dardaneles, including the Dardanelle's and western part of Turkey adjoining that area. Istanbul is named Byzantium. Three large decorative strap work cartouches plus a stippled sea complete the decorations. Excellent detail of cities, towns, rivers, mountains and settlements. The map is based on Gastaldi's 1560 map of the region and information from ancient writers. 3050 of these maps were published of which few remain. $565 

(The map is uniformly slightly off-white, crisp, clear and clean)


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 Rigobert Bonne, 1780, La Turque D' Europe at celle d'Asie.    Uncolored, about 8 1/2 by 13 inches. A well detailed map of the entire Turkish Empire.  This is a fine map, which is in fine condition showing many early details of cities, towns, and landforms.   Very collectable and will be very handsome when framed. $115

Rigobert Bonne (c.1729 - c.1795) was a very well known and distinguished French Royal Hydrographic whose principal interest lay in the production of marine charts.  He was one of the  leading cartographers of his age. 

(The map is uniformly slightly off-white, crisp, clear and clean)


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Johnson & Ward, c.1864, Turkey in Asia, Persia, Arabia & Co. Original hand color, about 11 by 15 1/4 inches. A map of Turkey in Asia detailing counties, cities, towns and landforms.  The map includes three very nice insets showing Muscat, Trebisond, and the Castle and Port of Smyrna. Decorative margins (partially shown) enhance the map.  Later editions have no vignettes.    $75

( The image is not of the entire map due to the size of our scanner.  Where the map is uncolored, it is uniformly slightly off-white, bright, crisp, clear and clean.)


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George Cram, c.1890, Turkish Empire in Europe and Asia. Colored, about 9 3/4 by 12 inches. Shows the Turkish Empire stretching from the border with Hungary to the mouth of the Euphrates river. Detail of the countries, rivers, forests, landforms, cities, and towns. $25

(The map is bright, crisp, clear and clean)


George Cram, c.1890, Map of Constantinople. Full printed color, about 11 1/2 by 9 3/4 inches. A detailed street plan of the entire city.  Names streets and major buildings, parks, railroads and shows the harbor and bay.  $45

Where the map is uncolored, it is uniformly slightly off-white, bright, crisp, clear and clean.)


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Matthew Northrup, c.1897, Turkey in Asia. Colored, about 10 1/4 by 15 inches. Shows the Turkish Empire in Asia, Asia Minor, Armenia, Kurdistan, Mesopotamia, Syria and part of Russia. Nice detail of the countries, rivers, forests, landforms, cities, and towns.   A map known for its attention to detail and accuracy.  A map of choice for many collectors.  $45

(The map is a uniform green color, bright, crisp, clear, clean and the line at center is from joining two scans.)