Auction 124, Lot 536

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

Subject: Black Sea

Period: 1705 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.3 x 7 inches
23.6 x 17.8 cm

Small, attractive map of the lands surrounding the Black Sea shows major cities and rivers, including portions of present-day Turkey, Romania, Russia, Bulgaria, Ukraine and the Sea of Azov. A strapwork title cartouche decorates the corner. Engraved for a Dutch edition of Sanson's pocket atlas.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $130 - $170

Sold for: $65

Closed on 5/7/2008

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