Auction 133, Lot 518

"Pontus Euxinus Aequor Iasonio Pulsatum Remige Primum", Recurti

Subject: Black Sea

Period: 1697 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

18.7 x 14.6 inches
47.5 x 37.1 cm

This uncommon map of the environs of the Black Sea in classical times is filled with ancient place names and titled also in Greek. The cartography is based on Ortelius' map of the same title and it is similar in composition to Jan Jansson's map. It was engraved by A. Recurti, who was an engraver at the Seminario Vescovile (Episcopal Seminary) in Padua.


Condition: A

Very sharp impression printed on a sturdy sheet. The centerfold has been professionally reinforced on verso.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $425

Closed on 9/1/2010