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Description

Striking regional map of the Turkish / Ottoman Empire, centered on Turkey and Asia Minor, and showing the Eastern Mediterranean, Balkans, Greece, Persia, Saudi Arabia, the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea. 

Includes a decorative cartouche in the lower left corner.

Tobias Conrad Lotter Biography

Tobias Conrad Lotter (1717-1777) is one of the best-known German mapmakers of the eighteenth century. He engraved many of the maps published by Matthaus Seutter, to whose daughter Lotter was married. He took over Seutter’s business in 1756. Lotter’s son, M. A. Lotter, succeeded his father in the business.