"Mer Noire ou Mer Maievre", Sanson, Nicolas Fils
Subject: Black Sea
Period: 1683 (published)
Color: Hand Color
9.5 x 7 inches
24.1 x 17.8 cm
Small, attractive map of the lands surrounding the Black Sea showing major cities and rivers, including portions of present-day Turkey, Romania, Russia, Bulgaria, Ukraine and the Sea of Azov. Decorated with a strapwork title cartouche. This is an early state without the engraved border.
Minor toning and a few spots in the blank margins.