Auction 103, Lot 402

"Tabula Geographica qua pars Russiae Magnae Pontus Euxinus seu Mare Nigrum et Tartaria Minor cum finitimis Bulgariae, et Romaniae et Natoliae…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Ukraine and Black Sea

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 22.5 inches
48.3 x 57.2 cm

Superb map of the region bordering the Black Sea with great detail in present-day Ukraine. The map extends to include Constantinople in the south and north to Moscow and Smolensko. Large decorative title cartouche (uncolored) surrounded in clouds with several putti.

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Condition: B

Original color with some oxidation of green resulting in a few minor breaks in paper, archivally taped on verso and nearly invisible. Small discoloration in Bulgaria.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/11/2003

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