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SPEED, John

The Turkish Empire.

Altea Gallery



SPEED, John.

The Turkish Empire

London, 1676. 


Speed's classic map of the Turkish Empire, with ten costume vignettes down the sides and eight city prospects, including Constantinople, Jerusalem and Alexandria, along the top.

On the verso is a description of the Turkish Empire and the religious habits of its people. It was published in Speed's 'Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World', the first atlas of the world to be published in England, so illustrating the Ottoman Empire for the first time.

A classic collector's map.


Euros   2850.


OFFERED BY :  Altea Gallery

35 Saint George Street

Londres, W1S 2FN

Grande Bretagne 


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