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Auction 115, Lot 571

"Pontus Euxinus", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Black Sea

Period: 1652 (circa)

Publication: Accuratissima orbis antiqui delineatio

Color: Hand Color

19.3 x 15 inches
49 x 38.1 cm

Very fine map of the environs of the Black Sea in classical times filled with ancient place names. Based on Ortelius' map of the same title and engraved by Pieter van den Keere. Beautifully ornamented with sailing ships and a decorative title cartouche. French text on verso.


Condition: B

Fine impression and wide original margins. Light toning along fold.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 6/21/2006