Auction 107, Lot 300

"Nova Mappa Maris Nigri et Freti Constantino Politani…", Lotter, Tobias Conrad

Subject: Black Sea

Period: 1760 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.7 x 19.5 inches
57.7 x 49.5 cm

Outstanding map of the regions surrounding the Black Sea. Beautifully engraved to show topography, roads and cities. Inset of the strategic Bosphorus with the city Constantinople. Uncolored title cartouche held by a pair of putti.


Condition: B

Superb original color with slight toning at upper fold and a couple of tiny wormholes.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/9/2004