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Auction 115, Lot 565

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

Subject: Ukraine

Period: 1620 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

15.7 x 12.3 inches
39.9 x 31.2 cm

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

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

Condition: A+

Fine original color.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $325

Closed on 6/21/2006