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Moll, Herman
THE TURKISH EMPIRE IN EUROPE, ASIA AND AFRICA. [LONDON, C.1710-1730]
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8001,200
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169
Moll, Herman
THE TURKISH EMPIRE IN EUROPE, ASIA AND AFRICA. [LONDON, C.1710-1730]
Estimate
8001,200
JUMP TO LOT

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Moll, Herman
THE TURKISH EMPIRE IN EUROPE, ASIA AND AFRICA. [LONDON, C.1710-1730]
Large hand-coloured engraved map of the Middle East, Southern Europe and Northern Africa, 2 sheets joined, (637 x 1042mm.), backed on linen, old folds, minor loss (mostly marginal or around folds)
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A detailed map of the Turkish Empire published by Moll for the large atlas, The World Describ'd. In addition to the geographical detail there are inset views of Smyrna, Constantinople, Jerusalem and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. The whole is dedicated to Sir Thomas Vernon, a London merchant and banker who featured heavily in trade with Turkey. He was the creditor for government loans, and was knighted in 1685. 

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