Auction 123, Lot 593

"[Lot of 2 - Crimea]", [blank]

Subject: Ukraine

Period: 1850 (circa)

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Interesting pair of mid 19th century maps detailing the Crimean peninsula.

1) Karte der Krim shows the peninsula with roads noted and topography defined by hachure and surrounded by a green-tinted sea. The map is inset with both a plan and bird's-eye view of Sebastopol (Sevastopol). (9.5 x 7")
2) Tauride and Crimée by Th. Duvotenay. Two maps on the same sheet, show the Crimea as it was in ancient times and also during the period the map was made. Black and white (7.1 x 9").

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Condition: B

A little foxing on both maps.

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $65

Closed on 2/20/2008

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