Auction 122, Lot 626

"Pontus Euxinus Aequor Iasonio Pulsatum Remige Primum", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Black Sea

Period: 1650 (circa)

Publication: Accuratissima orbis antiqui delineatio

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.3 x 15 inches
49 x 38.1 cm

Handsome depiction of the environs of the Black Sea in classical times filled with ancient place names and titled also in Greek. The cartography is based on Ortelius' map of the same title and engraved by Pieter van den Keere. The map is beautifully ornamented with sailing ships and a decorative title cartouche.

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Condition: B+

A nice impression on a sheet with some repairs and creases on the centerfold.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $375

Closed on 12/5/2007

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