Dec 08, 2016 - Sale 2434

Sale 2434 - Lot 121

Price Realized: $ 4,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
MAHMUD RAIF EFENDI. [Asia.] Double-page engraved map of Asia, from Efendi's Cedid Atlas Tercümesi. 21x27 1/4 inches sheet size, ample margins on left and right, just inside platemark on top and bottom; hand-colored; light finger-soiling at edges, very light dampstain along top edge barely affecting image. [Istanbul, 1803 or 1804]

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scarce. This map, from the first folio atlas published in the Muslim world, is thought to have been issued in approximately 50 examples.