Auction 111, Lot 505

"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 22.7 inches
48.3 x 57.7 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. The large decorative title cartouche is surrounded in clouds with several putti.

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Condition: B

Overall very good with a crisp impression. Short printer's crease and small stain at bottom.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $240

Closed on 6/8/2005

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