May 26, 2016 - Sale 2417

Sale 2417 - Lot 40

Price Realized: $ 2,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
ÇELEBI, KÂTIP. [Spice Islands.] Scarce engraved map of the Spice Islands, the first map of that region published in the Ottoman Empire. 7x11 1/2 inches sheet size; original hand-color in full; small amount of verdigris oxidation along top edge, marginal tear from left edge barely affecting image, repaired with discolored tape. (DC) [Istanbul, 1732]