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Auction 119, Lot 672

"Mer Noire ou Mer Maievre", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Black Sea

Period: 1699 (published)


Color: Hand Color

9.4 x 7 inches
23.9 x 17.8 cm
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Small, attractive map of the lands surrounding the Black Sea showing major cities and rivers, including portions of present-day Turkey, Romania, Russia, Bulgaria, Ukraine and the Sea of Azov. Decorated with a strapwork title cartouche. Engraved by Antoine d' Winter for a scarce pirated edition of Sanson's pocket atlas.


Condition: A+

With folds as issued.

Estimate: $130 - $180


Closed on 5/9/2007