Auction 116, Lot 621

"Ukrania quae et Terra Cosaccorum cum vicinis", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Ukraine

Period: 1716 (published)

Publication: Grosser Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 19 inches
57.2 x 48.3 cm

Splendid map that covers the Ukraine and extends to take in Moldavia, Romania and Bulgaria. The map is beautifully engraved to illustrate the topography and show the locations of the major fortified cities, villages, and roads. The handsome title cartouche reflects the struggle for Ukrainian independence by the Cossacks.

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Condition: A+

Dark impression and original color, Bit of minor foxing in margins, still overall fine.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $1,800

Closed on 9/20/2006

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