Auction 139, Lot 515

"Taurica Chersonesus", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Ukraine

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

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Condition: A

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

Estimate: $130 - $160

Unsold

Closed on 2/15/2012

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