Auction 129, Lot 641

"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: 1792 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Geographique et Universel

Color: Hand Color

23.5 x 19.3 inches
59.7 x 49 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

Nice impression and original color with an old paper repair on the bottom centerfold, and a hint of toning along the fold.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/23/2009