Auction 139, Lot 515

"Taurica Chersonesus", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Ukraine

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.3 x 5.8 inches
18.5 x 14.7 cm

Lovely miniature map of the region north of the Black Sea encompassing the Crimea and the southern steppes of Ukraine. The map is adorned with a strapwork title cartouche. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Marginal soiling. Manuscript page number and cardinal directions in blank margins.

Estimate: $130 - $160


Closed on 2/15/2012