"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.
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.