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Title: Turcarum Genius, Indoles Mores et Consuetudines
This ornate allegorical view of the Ottoman culture by Johann Degler was included in Scherer's atlas. Latin notes relate to 'barbarians', including architecture, battles, sultans, and even a scene of punishment, or 'castigatio' in the right corner. An angel holds the title in a banner cartouche at top. Deftly engraved by Joseph a Montelegre.     (id:81695/122-690)
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Heinrich Scherer

Turkey
1702/9.3" x 7.3"  (23.7 x 18.6 cm)
B
(A+)
Atlas Novus

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Old World Auctions
Auction No. 122 - Antique Maps, Charts, Atlases & Globes
690

12/2007

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