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Turcici Imperii Imago

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Turcici Imperii Imago : J. Hondius

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A boldly engraved and very attractive example of Jodocus Hondius' map of the entire Middle East. Arabia is shown in good detail with an empty, but mountainous, interior. The map's title is set in a large strap-work cartouche topped by a portrait of Sultan Mahumet. This map is one of the series created by Hondius for the 1606 continuation of the "Atlas" series conceived by Gerard Mercator and was used until replaced around 1635. Of additional interest is the reference to the "Mare Elcatif olim Sinus Arabicus, one of the few early maps to use the name.
mapmaker: J. Hondius  
place and date of publication: Amsterdam 1606-1623
medium and colour: Copperplate, Coloured
size in mm: 360 by 485mm (14.25 by 19 inches).
ref: 43816
literature: Koeman/Van Der Krogt, Atlantes Neerlandici,I,[8100:1.A]

Price: £ 1750

 
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