Auction 125, Lot 630

"Cimmeria quae Postea Scythia Europaea seu Parua Scythia…", Sanson/Mariette

Subject: Ukraine

Period: 1665 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.8 x 15.8 inches
50.3 x 40.1 cm

This is a handsome map of the historical region north of the Black Sea. It is finely engraved to show mountains, forests and cities and locates historical regions. The strapwork title cartouche includes a small vignette featuring soldiers with their fine horses, for which the region was renowned.

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Condition: B+

Some faint toning and a couple of extraneous creases, else very good.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $425

Closed on 9/24/2008

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