Auction 124, Lot 537

"Nouvelle Carte de la Petite Tartarie ou Tarie, Montrant les Frontieres de l'Imperatrice de Russie, et l'Empereur des Turcs, tant en Europe qu'en Asie", Elwe, Jan Barend

Subject: Black Sea

Period: 1787 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

23.5 x 20 inches
59.7 x 50.8 cm

This fine map of the Black Sea shows the surrounding regions including portions of present-day Turkey, Romania, Russia, Bulgaria, Ukraine and the Sea of Azov. The map is very detailed with locations of fortifications and extensive notations throughout.


Condition: A

A good impression on fine laid paper with original color. The blank lower margin has a tissue reinforcement along the centerfold recto.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $425

Closed on 5/7/2008