Auction 114, Lot 488

"Taurica Chersonesus Nostra aetate Przecopsca et Gazara dicitur", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Ukraine

Period: 1636 (circa)

Publication: Atlas or Geographicke Description…

Color: Hand Color

16 x 12.3 inches
40.6 x 31.2 cm

Mercator's fine map of the region north of the Black sea encompassing the Crimea and the southern steppes of Ukraine. This map served as the basis for most other cartographer's depictions of the region throughout the seventeenth century. English text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Atlantes) #1890:1A.2.

Condition: A

Lovely old color.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $275

Closed on 3/1/2006