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Le Rouge’s Map of the Turkish Empire – Crépy Edition

SKU: 9457
£150.00

Title:
Le Rouge’s Map of the Turkish Empire – Crépy Edition

Date of publication:
1767

Printed Measurement:
21.5 x 28 cm

Publisher(s):

  • Jean Baptiste Crãpy
  • Colour:
    original

    Mapmaker(s):

  • George Louis Le Rouge
  • L’Empire des Turcs

    First published in 1748, this edition of Le Rouge’s map of the Turkish Empire was reissued under the imprint of Jean Baptiste Crépy (fl. 1753-1790), scion of a modest publishing dynasty, who was also known as Crépy le jeune.

    Condition & Materials

    Copper engraving, 21.5 x 28 cm, inset of Algeria  (in continuation of the map west), original hand colour, very light ofsetting of the red in lower part of the map, blank verso.

    References

    Cf. Tibbetts, Arabia in Early Maps, 276.