Osmanisches Reich - Mercator - Hondius
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Ottoman Empire

"Turcici Imperii Imago."

Map of the Ottoman (Turkish) Empire; with a decorative title cartouche at lower left, with the portrait of Sultan Mehmed II., the conqueror of Constantinople (1453).

Orig. coloured copper engraving by Gerardus Mercator, published by Jodocus Hondius, Amsterdam 1616, 36,5 x 48 cm.

Paper a little bit stained, otherwise very good condition.

Ref.: Koeman Vol. II, Me 24