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Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Turcici Imperii Descriptio
Date: 1595      Size: 15 x 20 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: Stunning map of the Ottoman (Turkish) Empire at its territorial height, encompassing the Balkans, Anatolia, Syria, the Levant, Egypt, Arabia, and Mesopotamia. Bright original hand-colour. Latin text on verso. [Ort: 169]
Map Ref: MEAST4130
Cartographer: Giovanni Antonio Magini
Title: : XXXIII Descrittione Dell'Imperio Tvrchesco
Date: 1598      Size: 9 x 12 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Beautiful early map of the Turkish Empire, accompanied by text. Strong impression.
Map Ref: MEAST4080
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Tvrcicvm Imperivm
Date: c. 1600      Size: 5 x 3 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: Early miniature map of the Turkish Empire across the eastern Mediterranean, Arabia, Egypt, Eritrea and Iraq. Coloured.
Map Ref: MEAST3367
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Turcici Imperii Imago
Date: c. 1610      Size: 19 x 14 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Celebrated Dutch Golden Age map of the Middle East showing the extent of the Ottoman Empire. One of only a handful of maps to use the term 'Arabian Gulf' instead of 'Persian Gulf'. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: MEAST4397
Cartographer: Petrus Bertius
Title: : Descriptio Imperii Tucici
Date: 1616      Size: 5 x 4 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Miniature map of the Ottoman Empire at its height covering the Balkans, Anatolia, the Levant, Egypt, Arabia, and the Caucasus. Latin text on verso. Coloured. Framed
Map Ref: MEAST4308
Cartographer: Samuel Purchas
Title: : Paradisus
Date: 1625      Size: 8 x 6 inches
Published: London
Description: Curious map of the Holy Land and Mesopotamia purporting to show the location of the Garden of Eden, or Paradise. Features a large vignette of Adam and Eve with the Tree of Knowledge. Coloured.
Map Ref: MEAST4307
Cartographer: Samuel Purchas
Title: : Turcicum Imperium
Date: 1625      Size: 8 x 6 inches
Published: London
Description: Turkish Empire. Charming early miniature map including Arabia, The Levant, the Balkans and Egypt. Coloured.
Map Ref: MEAST4134
Cartographer: Willem & Jan Blaeu
Title: : Turcicvm Imperivm
Date: c. 1640      Size: 21 x 16 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Decorative map showing the Ottoman Empire at its height, published during the Dutch Golden Age. French text on verso. Coloured.
Map Ref: MEAST4174
Cartographer: Matthaus Merian
Title: : Turcicum Imperium
Date: 1640      Size: 14 x 11 inches
Published: Frankfurt
Description: Early map of the Turkish Empire from the Balkans to the Gulf. Both the map and the elaborate cartouche on the lower left were based on the map of the same area by Blaeu published in 1635. Coloured.
Map Ref: MEAST4324
Cartographer: John Speed
Title: : The Turkish Empire
Date: 1665      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: London
Description: The only map of the Turkish Empire with illustrated borders; also showing the Arabian Gulf in place of the Persian Gulf. Roger Rea edition, English text on verso and rich, old colour.
Map Ref: MEAST4170
Cartographer: Nicolas & Guillaume Sanson
Title: : Estats de L'Empire du Grand Seigneur des Turqs ou Sultan Ottoman
Date: 1671      Size: 22 x 16 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Stunning map of the Turkish Empire approaching its height including Arabia, The Levant, the Balkans and Iraq. Inset map of the coastline of Algeria. Original colour.
Map Ref: MEAST3899
Cartographer: Frederick De Wit
Title: : Turcicum Imperium
Date: c. 1675      Size: 22 x 18 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Fine late 17th Century map of the Turkish Empire. Rich original hand colouring and ornate title cartouche with figures in traditional Turkish dress.
Map Ref: MEAST4398
Cartographer: Pierre Duval
Title: : L'Empire des Turcs
Date: 1677      Size: 21 x 15 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Unusual thematic map of the Ottoman Empire showing the trade routes from the East, going through Baghdad to Aleppo, where they split, one branch going to Belgrade, the other to Mecca. Original colour.
Map Ref: MEAST4058
Cartographer: Olfert Dapper
Title: : Delineatio Regionis Bassora
Date: 1681      Size: 14 x 11 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Orientated east to west, this map shows the region of the delta of the River Tigris and the environs of the city of Basra.
Map Ref: MEAST4218
Cartographer: Alain Manesson Mallet
Title: : De L'Asie
Date: 1683      Size: 4 x 6 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Northern Mesopotamia, including Iraq, Kurdistan (Diarbeck), Armenia, and Georgia. Shows Baghdad, Mosul, and Mt. Ararat. Decorative cartouche and later hand colour.
Map Ref: MEAST3353
Cartographer: Robert Morden
Title: : The Turkish Empire in Asia
Date: 1688      Size: 6 x 5 inches
Published: London
Description: Miniature atlas map of the Turkish Empire, with focus on Turkey, Syria, the Levant, Iraq and the Black Sea. Accompanying English text description below and verso. Coloured.
Map Ref: MEAST3959