Auction 121, Lot 654

"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

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

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/26/2007