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Auction 138, Lot 659

"Nova Mappa Maris Nigri et Freti Constantinopolitani quam exactissime consignata et in lucem edita", Seutter, Matthias

Subject: Black Sea

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.5 x 19.3 inches
57.2 x 49 cm

Outstanding map of the regions surrounding the Black Sea. Beautifully engraved to show topography, roads and cities. A large inset of the Bosphorus with the city of Constantinople in upper right corner. Title engraved onto a drape-style cartouche held aloft by putti.


Condition: B+

There are two small repaired tears in the lower blank margin, one just passing the neatline. There is some minor soiling along the edges and a few tiny stains.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $400

Closed on 12/7/2011