Turkey

  • Sebastian Münster:  Contrafestung der Statt Famagusta

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Early woodcut view of Famagusta, Cyprus. On the full page. Based on the view of Braun and Hogenberg of 1572. From the German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmography, titled Cosmographey oder...

    Contrafestung der Statt Famagusta
    1574 - Sebastian Münster
    11321

    Antique woodcut town view of Famagusta. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

  • Sebastian Münster:  Neuw Griechenlandt, mit andern anstossenden Landern, wie es zu unsern zeiten beschriben ist

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Early woodcut map of Greece by Sebastian Münster. Showing Greece with western Turkey. The title on verso is surrounded by a beautiful woodcut border. From the German edition of Sebastian Münster's...

    Neuw Griechenlandt, mit andern anstossenden Landern, wie es zu unsern...
    1574 - Sebastian Münster
    11329

    Antique woodcut map of Greece. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

  • Sebastian Münster:  Constantinopel des Griechischen Keyserthumbs Hauptstatt, im Lande Thracia am Moere gelegen

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Large, early woodcut view of Constantinople, today Istanbul, by Sebastian Munster on the full double sheet. Decorated with many ships. From the German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmography,...

    Constantinopel des Griechischen Keyserthumbs Hauptstatt, im Lande...
    1574 - Sebastian Münster
    11464

    Antique woodcut town view of Istanbul, Constantinople. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

  • Sebastian Münster:  Lydia oder Meonia

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Early woodcut view of the ancient city of Sardis, the capital of the ancient Kingdom of Lydia, today the western part of Anatolia. The woodcut shows the destroyed city after an earthquake. From the...

    Lydia oder Meonia
    1574 - Sebastian Münster
    11537

    Antique woodcut town view of Sardis, Lydia. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

  • Francois de Belleforest:  Cyprus Insula

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A very scarce early woodcut map of Cypus. The double-folio map a based on Camoccio's map of 1566 via the Ortelius version of 1570. Below and verso description of Cyprus. Ruled in brown ink....

    Cyprus Insula
    1575 - Francois de Belleforest
    11313

    Antique woodcut map of Cyprus. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

  • Sebastian Münster:  Constantinopel des Griechischen Keyserthumbs Hauptstatt, im Lande Thracia am Meere gelegen

    Petri, Basle, circa 1580

    Original old woodcut view of Constantinople, today Istanbul, in Turkey by Sebastian Münster. From a German edition of the "Cosmographey". Showing the city from birdeye perspective with dozens of...

    Constantinopel des Griechischen Keyserthumbs Hauptstatt, im Lande...
    1580 - Sebastian Münster
    10394

    Antique woodcut town view of Istanbul, Constantinople. Printed in Basle by Petri circa 1580.

  • Sebastian Münster:  New Griechenlandt, mit andern anstossenden Ländern, wie es zu unsern zeiten beschriben ist.

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, circa 1588

    Woodcut map of Greece by Sebastian Münster. The map has early colour which is rare for a Seb. Münster map. Showing Greece with western Turkey. The title on verso Graciae. New Griechenlandt / so...

    New Griechenlandt, mit andern anstossenden Ländern, wie es zu unsern...
    1588 - Sebastian Münster
    11519

    Old coloured woodcut map of Greece. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri circa 1588.

  • Abraham Ortelius:  Natoliae, quae olim Asia Minor Nova Descriptio - Aegypti Recentior Descriptio - Carthaginis...

    Antwerp, 1595

    Coloured copper engraved map of Turkey by A. Ortelius. On right side a map of Egypt and one of Tunis. Three map on one sheet printed from one plate. From the 1595 Latin edition of 'Theatrum Orbis...

    Natoliae, quae olim Asia Minor Nova Descriptio - Aegypti Recentior...
    1595 - Abraham Ortelius
    10854

    Coloured map of Tunis, Egypt, Cyprus, Turkey. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1595.

  • Abraham Ortelius:  Thraciae veteris typus

    Antwerp, 1595

    Engraved map of the western part of Turkey by A. Ortelius. Showing the Dardanelles, the Sea of Marmara with the Bosporus and Istanbul. From the 1595 Latin edition of 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum',...

    Thraciae veteris typus
    1595 - Abraham Ortelius
    10861

    Antique map of the Sea of Marmara, Bosporus, Istanbul, Greece. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1595.

  • Abraham Saur:  Constantinopolis

    W. Richter, Frankfurt, 1608

    Rare woodcut view of Istanbul (Constantinople). From "Parvum Theatrum Urbium sive Urbium Praecipuarum totius orbis Brevis & Methodica Descriptio" by Adrianus Romanus printed 1608 in Frankfurt....

    Constantinopolis
    1608 - Abraham Saur
    10777

    Antique woodcut town view of Istanbul. Printed in Frankfurt by W. Richter in 1608.

  • John Speed:  The Turkish Empire. Newly Augmented by Iohn Speed. 1626

    George Humble, London, 1627

    Beautiful coloured 'carte-à-figure' of the Turkish Empire by John Speed. One of the most decorative maps of Ottoman Empire issued in the 17th Century. The first map of the region published in...

    The Turkish Empire. Newly Augmented by Iohn Speed. 1626
    1627 - John Speed
    10891

    Coloured map of the Ottoman Empire, Turkish. Printed in London by George Humble in 1627.

  • Gerard Mercator:  Graecia

    Henricus Hondius, Amsterdam, 1628

    Antique map of Greece with the Greek Islands, the Aegean Sea and part of Asia Minor by Gerard Mercator. A beautiful title cartouche to the lower left. From the French edition of the...

    Graecia
    1628 - Gerard Mercator
    12570

    Coloured map of Greece. Printed in Amsterdam by Henricus Hondius in 1628.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Veradelineatio Ordinis Belliq Navalis Venetorum cum Turcis apud Dardaneli, Eigentlicher Abriß des...

    Frankfurt, 1646

    Copper engraved view of the Battle of the Dardanelles in 1646 (1656) between the fleets of the Venetians and the Ottoman Empire. Constantinople in background, above bilingual title, legend below.

    Veradelineatio Ordinis Belliq Navalis Venetorum cum Turcis apud...
    1646 - Matthäus Merian
    11278

    Antique town view of the Sea of Marmara, Bosporus, Constantinople. Printed in Frankfurt in the year 1646.

  • Anonymous:  Circi sive hippodromi Constantinopolitani

    circa 1650

    Rare decorative engraving of the Hippodrome, the horse racing track in ancient Constantinople. Appeared middle of the 17th Century.

    Circi sive hippodromi Constantinopolitani
    1650 - Anonymous
    11093

    Antique town view of Hippodrome of Constantinople, Istanbul. Printed circa 1650.

  • Christoph Boethius:  Constantinopel

    Johann Christoff Lochner, Nuremberg, 1688

    A rare and very decorative view of Constantinople (Istanbul). From the Kriegs-Helm , a work on the history of the Turkish wars by Christoph Boethius, published in Nuremberg. It shows the burning...

    Constantinopel
    1688 - Christoph Boethius
    11700

    Coloured town view of Constantinople, Istanbul. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Christoff Lochner in 1688.

  • Edward Wells:  A New Map of Turky in Europe and parts adjoyning shewing their principal divisions and chiefe...

    Oxford, 1700

    Nice map of Turkey, the Balkan and Greece from A New Sett of Maps both of Antient and Present Geography by E. Wells dedicated to William, the Duke of Gloucester how died aged eleven just in the...

    A New Map of Turky in Europe and parts adjoyning shewing their principal...
    1700 - Edward Wells
    10159

    Coloured map of the Balkan, Turkey. Printed in Oxford in the year 1700.

  • Anonymous:  Golfo de Lepante, Mar de Marmora, S. Maura

    circa 1700

    Beautiful cooper engraved sheet with two vies and one map. The large view showing a sea battle between the Peloponnese and Lefkada, the smaller view showing the fortification of Lefkada (St. Maura)...

    Golfo de Lepante, Mar de Marmora, S. Maura
    1700 - Anonymous
    10399

    Antique map of St. Maura, Lefkada, Peloponnese. Printed circa 1700.

  • Christoph Weigel:  Portae Ottomanicae regna & aditiones per Europam, Asiam & Africam

    Johann Ernst Adelbulner, Nuremberg, 1718

    Antique map of the Ottoman Empire by Christoph Weigel. Shows the eastern Mediterranean with Greece and Turkey, the Arabian Peninsula, the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea. Decorated with a beautiful...

    Portae Ottomanicae regna & aditiones per Europam, Asiam & Africam
    1718 - Christoph Weigel
    12031

    Old coloured map of the Ottoman Empire. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

  • Christoph Weigel:  Graeciae Septentrionalis Pars.

    Nuremberg, 1720

    Old coloured map of the northern part of Greece with parts of Turkey. From C. Weigel's Atlas Descriptio Orbis Antique in XLIV Tabulis printed in 1720.

    Graeciae Septentrionalis Pars.
    1720 - Christoph Weigel
    11478

    Old coloured map of Greece. Printed in Nuremberg in the year 1720.

  • Christoph Weigel:  Graeciae pars Meridionalis / Graeciae Antiquae Tabula Nova in qua locarum situs tum ad distantia...

    Nuremberg, 1720

    Old coloured map of the southern part of Greece with parts of Turkey. From C. Weigel's Atlas Descriptio Orbis Antique in XLIV Tabulis printed in 1720.

    Graeciae pars Meridionalis / Graeciae Antiquae Tabula Nova in qua...
    1720 - Christoph Weigel
    11479

    Old coloured map of Greece. Printed in Nuremberg in the year 1720.

  • Johann Baptist Homann:  Imperium Turcicum in Europa, Asia et Africa Regiones Proprias, Tributarias, Clientelares ...

    J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720

    Beautiful old coloured map of the Turkish Empire by Johann Baptist Homann. Very decorative map of the Ottoman Empire issued during the first half of the 18th Century. Shows the eastern...

    Imperium Turcicum in Europa, Asia et Africa Regiones Proprias,...
    1720 - Johann Baptist Homann
    11708

    Old coloured map of the Ottoman Empire. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

  • Guillaume de l'Isle:  Carte de la Turquie de l'Arabie et de la Perse / Tabula Nova Imperii Turcarum, Arabum et Persarum

    Covens & Mortier, Amsterdam, circa 1730

    Old coloured map of the Turkish Empire, Arabia and Persia after Guillaume de l'Isle. This is the Covens & Mortier edition of the detailed map by G. de l'Isle. With the eastern Mediterranean, the...

    Carte de la Turquie de l'Arabie et de la Perse / Tabula Nova Imperii...
    1730 - Guillaume de l'Isle
    12452

    Old coloured map of the Middle East. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier circa 1730.

  • Edward Wells:  A New Map of The Western Parts of Asia Minor ...

    E. Wells, London, circa 1738

    Decorative coloured map of Asia Minor with several Greek Island and the Western part of Turkey and the Bosporus. From "A New Sett of Maps both of Antient and Present Geography" by Edward Wells...

    A New Map of The Western Parts of Asia Minor ...
    1738 - Edward Wells
    10825

    Coloured map of the Bosporus, West-Turkey, Greek Islands. Printed in London by E. Wells circa 1738.

  • Edward Wells:  A New Map of the Islands of the Aegaean Sea, together with the Island of Crete, and the Adjoining...

    E. Wells, London, circa 1738

    Decorative coloured map of the Aegean Sea with Crete and the western part of Turkey. From "A New Sett of Maps both of Antient and Present Geography" by Edward Wells an English clergyman, teacher...

    A New Map of the Islands of the Aegaean Sea, together with the Island of...
    1738 - Edward Wells
    10826

    Coloured map of Crete, Aegean Sea. Printed in London by E. Wells circa 1738.

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