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    Sale 2059

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    5 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 204

    MOLL, Herman (1654-1732). The Turkish Empire in Europe. Asia and Africa. [London:] Printed for H. Moll... in ye Strand, and John Bowles & Son at the Black Horse Cornhill and T. Bowles... in St. Paul's Church Yard and by John King at the Globe in the Poultry, [ca 1730].

    Price Realised  

    MOLL, Herman (1654-1732). The Turkish Empire in Europe. Asia and Africa. [London:] Printed for H. Moll... in ye Strand, and John Bowles & Son at the Black Horse Cornhill and T. Bowles... in St. Paul's Church Yard and by John King at the Globe in the Poultry, [ca 1730].

    Engraved map on 4 joined sheets, 616 x 1030 mm, hand-colored in outline, dedication to "The Honourable Tho. Vernon" in an elaborate cartouche on the lower edge, vignette of "A Draught of the City of Jerusalem" and the "Church of the Holy Sepulchre" lower left, vignettes of "Constantinople" and "Smirna" upper right and left. Matted and framed. From A Catalogue of a New and Complete set of Twenty-five Two-Sheet Maps first published 1710-1715 and then re-issued ca 1730 with 30 maps. Tooley Maps and Map-makers p. 113.


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