Auction 133, Lot 517

"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.


Condition: A

Minor toning and a few spots in the blank margins.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/1/2010