Middle East Iraq Sorie Cyprus Turkey Diarbeck 1699 Sanson scarce antique mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Sorie, et Diarbeck
(Turkey, Cyprus, Turcoman, Iraq, Arabia, Persia)
Issued 1699, Amsterdam by Arnout van Ravestein.
Cartography by Sanson et Fils.
Engraved by A. d' Winter.
Fine antique engraved map printed at the end of the 17th century.
In VG condition, light minor age wear, overall remaining clean and attractive. Charming winged cartouche at bottom center.
Pleasing example of this fine and attractive original antique map.
Sheet measures c. 8 1/2" H x 12" W
Engraved area measures c. 8" H x 10 1/2" W.
Original center fold as issued.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 4, p. 102-04.
not found in Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici (indeed, no cartographic production by van Ravestein is found).
not in Brunet , Tresor de Livres Rares et Precieux.
see Phillips , Atlases in Library of Congress, 528 (same source, but issued 1700 by F. Halma and with slightly different author/ title)