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Auction 157, Lot 554

"Seconde Partie de la Crimee, la Mer Noire &c...", Delisle/Covens & Mortier

Subject: Black Sea

Period: 1733 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Nouveau

Color: Hand Color

24.1 x 18.6 inches
61.2 x 47.2 cm

Fine map focusing on the Black Sea extending north to the southern tip of Crimea. There is good detail of the surrounding region, including political boundaries, cities, towns, rivers, and mountains. Includes Constantinople, the Sea of Marmara, and Mount Olympus.


Condition: A

Lovely original color on watermarked paper. Tissue repair of a fold separation in bottom margin and small area of very faint offsetting, still near fine.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $200

Closed on 5/4/2016