Abydos Hellespont Ottoman Port City Sea Marmara Anatolia 1661 Vastean coast viewBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Abidos in Asia.
(Asia, Middle East, Ottoman Empire, Anatolia, Turkey, Turkish Empire, Abydos, Hellespont, Harbor View, Minarets, Military Fortifications, Sailing Ships).
Issued 1661, Nuremburg by Dapper. Engraved by C. Vastean.
Rare mid 17th century copper engraved coastal view of this historical port city. City profile view with numerous ships in the foreground, title within a fluttering banner across the top.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, hairline original printer paper crease near centerfold, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet measures c. 12 1/2" H x 15 3/4" W.
Engraved area measures c. 10 1/2" H x 13" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.