Auction 108, Lot 457

"Theatrum belli Russorum Victoriis illustratum sive Nova et accurata Turcicarum et Tartaricum…", Seutter, Matthias

Subject: Ukraine

Period: 1739 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 19.4 inches
57.2 x 49.3 cm

Superb map depicting the theatre of the Russo-Turkish War in the Ukraine in 1735-39. It provides excellent detail of the fortifications including the Ukrainian line - a system of defenses from the Dnipro to the Donetz rivers. Richly adorned in Seutter's bold style with two cartouches and a compass rose.

References:

Condition: A

Light mat burn in blank margins. Remnants of brown framer's tape on paper edges on verso. Tiny fold separation, not affecting map.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/29/2004

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