Auction 137, Lot 638

"Gray's New Map of the Countries Surrounding the Black Sea Comprising European Turkey Southern Russia Asia Minor Southern Russia Asia Minor", Gray, Ormando Willis & Son

Subject: Black Sea

Period: 1877 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
27 x 16.3 inches
68.6 x 41.4 cm

The map is focused on the area surrounding the Black Sea. It extends east from the Adriatic Sea to the Caspian Sea in the west, with Hungary to the north and Syria to the south. Boundaries of the Ottoman and the Russian Empires are shown in red and green, respectively. There is also a detailed inset of The Bosphorus and Vicinity and a legend showing populations and an etymological index.

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Condition: A

Minor soiling in the margins and slight offsetting in the image, else fine.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/14/2011

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