Ottoman Middle East Turkey in Asia Armenia Iraq 1850 Cowperthwait Mitchell mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Turkey in Asia.
(Old Maps, 19th Century Maps, Asia, Middle East, Ottoman Empire, Anatolia, Turkey, Syria, Mesopotamia, Iraq, Armenia).
Issued c.1850, Philadelphia by Cowperthwait for S.A. Mitchell.
Lovely mid-19th century engraved and lithographed map with original hand color. Mitchell maps of this mid-century era were issued with a range of color as well as variant decorative borders.
Various tribal ethnic groups are named and located, as are natural features such as marches of lemons, a supposed stream bed, bedouins, "wandering Arabs", etc.
Nice looking example, clean and fresh, pleasing age patina, any small age spots or minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 12 1/2" H x 15 1/4" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 10 1/2" H x 13 1/2" W.
Reps, American Maps and Mapmakers, p. 313.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4, pp. 260.