Lot 543: Bowen map of Asia Minor 1747

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:47:39

Lot 543: Author: Bowen, Emanuel; Title: A New and Accurate Map of Anatolia or Asia Minor with Syria and such other Provinces of the Turkish Empire as border thereupon, laid down according to the best authorities...; Place Published: London; Publisher: N/A; Date Published: 1747; Description: Copper-engraved map. 34.5x42.3 cm (16¾x13½").Asian Minor just as the Ottoman Empire was beginning to weaken slightly - extends eastward into present Iraq and Kurdestan, south to Damascus, with the Black Sea and part of Crimea, and Cyprus prominent. Condition: Darkening a bit along centerfold; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $200-300
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