Auction 108, Lot 466

"Illyricum Orientis In quo Partes II. Moesia et Thracia. Provinciae XI. Moesia Prima sive Superior Praevalis Dardania, Dacia Ripensis, et Mediterranea Moesia Secunda sive Inferior et Scythia, Thracia, Haemimontus, Rhodope et Europa", Rossi, Giamcomo Giovanni

Subject: Balkans

Period: 1715 (dated)

Publication: Mercurio Geographico

Color: Hand Color

20.5 x 16.2 inches
52.1 x 41.1 cm

Attractive historical map of the area west of the Black Sea, today's Bulgaria, Rumania, etc. Based on the cartography of Nicolas Sanson and engraved by Joseph Pietrasanta. Fine title cartouche constructed of various cartographic symbols.


Condition: A

Minor discoloration in top margin. Printed on sturdy paper with a sharp impression.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/29/2004