Auction 110, Lot 521

"Taurica Chersonesus, Hodie Przecopsca, et Gazara dicitur.", Jansson/Pitt

Subject: Ukraine

Period: 1680 (circa)


Color: Black & White

19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm

Fine map of the region north of the Black Sea based on Mercator. The interior is filled with large forests and mountains. Embellished with two cartouche surrounded by figures. The plate was originally engraved by Jan Jansson. After his death it was inherited by his son-in-law, known as Jansson-Waesberg, who published it in conjunction with Moses Pitt.


Condition: A

Sharp impress and wide margins. A few insignificant spots of foxing, mostly in blank margins.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $275

Closed on 3/2/2005