Auction 156, Lot 543

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

Subject: Ukraine

Period: 1720 (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.

References:

Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with original color in the map and later color in the cartouche. There is faint show-through of manuscript title on verso and professionally repaired centerfold separations at top and bottom.

Estimate: $750 - $900

Sold for: $550

Closed on 2/17/2016

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