Description: Antique map, titled: ‘Turquie en Asie.’ – Atrractive small antique map of Turkey in Asia.
From: ‘Kort begrip der Oude en Nieuwe Staatkundige Geographie’, by W.A. Bachiene, published by Covens & Mortier in 1758, printed in Utrecht by Jan Jakob van Pootsum.
Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘Willem Albert Bachiene’ after an anonymous artist. Author: Willem Albert Bachiene (Leerdam 1712 – Maastricht 1783). He was a Clergyman in the army and in Namen, Belgium and Kuilenburg (Culemborg). From 1759 he was Clergyman in Maastricht and also Professor in Astronomy and Geography at the ‘Illustere School’.
- Date: 1758
- Technic: Engraving / etching with hand colouring on hand laid (verge) paper.
- Overall size: 7,6 x 7 inch
- Image size: 6 x 5,2 inch
- Condition: Good, given age. Thin spot reinforced on verso, not visible on recto. Original middle fold as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
- PartNumber: PCT-61388
- Storage Location: BG-B15-46 Iscra