Asia Minor Turkey Ottoman Cyprus Bosporus 1854 old vintage scarce Lapie mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
Carte de l'Asie Mineure Ancienne
(Asia Minor, Cyclade Islands, Ottoman Empire, Bosporus, Hellespont, Lybanus Mountains)
Issued 1854, Paris, by M. Lapie
Engraved by Flahaut
Fine and uncommon old engraved map with attractive original outline hand color.
A picture is worth a thousand words. The photos are a major part of the item description. Please examine them closely, as what you see is what we will send you.
[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
Map remains clean & well preserved. Some minor light age wear or trivial surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the scan.
Paper and image remains overall clean & sound. Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
Great antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 20 1/4" H x 26 1/4" W.
Printed area measures c. 15 5/8" H x 21 1/2" W
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 3, p. 88