Auction 122, Lot 627

"De Zwarte Zee, eertyts Pontus Euxinus", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Black Sea

Period: 1705 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

9.5 x 7 inches
24.1 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 for a Dutch edition of Sanson's pocket atlas.


Condition: A

A nice impression on a sound sheet with small rust spot.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $70

Closed on 12/5/2007