Impressive engraved view of a Naval Battle at the Dardanelles. Constantinople with the Sea of Marmara in background, title above. Published in Moeurs et Usages des Turcs by Jean-Antoine Guer, printed in Paris by Merigot & Piget in 1747. The view was engraved by Claude Duflos after Boucher and Halle.
Evidence of folds as issued, small tear in folding backed, lower right corner replaced by old paper outside of the image. Good conditions.
Claude Duflos, a French engraver, was born in Paris in 1665, and died in the same city in 1727.
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Claude Duflos: Vue de l'Hellespont et de la Propontide.
Antique town view of the Dardanelles, Bosporus, Constantinople. Printed in Paris by Merigot & Piget in 1747.
Turkey - Duflos, Claude - Vue de l'Hellespont et de la Propontide