Auction 148, Lot 557

"Ukrania quae et Terra Cosaccorum cum Vicinis Walachiae, Moldaviae, Minorisq., Tartariae Provinciis", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Ukraine

Period: 1716 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.8 x 18.9 inches
57.9 x 48 cm

This splendid map covers the Ukraine and extends to take in Moldavia, Romania and Bulgaria. The map is beautifully engraved to illustrate the topography and show the locations of the major fortified cities, villages, and roads. The handsome title cartouche reflects the Cossacks' struggle for Ukrainian independence.

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Condition: A

Watermarked paper with marginal soiling.

Estimate: $700 - $1,000

Sold for: $750

Closed on 2/19/2014

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