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Auction 102, Lot 332

"Descritione delli Principati della Moldavia, e Valachia tolta da Giacomo Cantelli da Vignola …", Rossi, Giamcomo Giovanni

Subject: Europe - Eastern

Period: 1686 (dated)

Publication: Mercurio Geografico

Color: Hand Color

21 x 16.5 inches
53.3 x 41.9 cm
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Beautifully engraved map of the region between the confluence of the Danube, Nistru and Dnieper Rivers along the Black Sea - present-day Ukraine and Romania. Excellent detail throughout. Large and decorative title and dedication cartouches.

References: Phillips (A) #515 Vol. 1.

Condition: A

Crisp, early impression on thick paper with unusual watermark. Short printers crease and short tear just into border, expertly repaired. One margin extended, unnecessarily.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $220

Closed on 3/5/2003