Auction 160, Lot 579


"Verus Chersonesi Tauricae seu Crimea Conspectus Adjacentium item Regionum Itinerisq ab Exercitu Rutheno…", Covens & Mortier

Subject: Crimea, Ukraine

Period: 1740 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

26.2 x 18.8 inches
66.5 x 47.8 cm

This large-scale map depicts the theatre of the Russo-Turkish War in Crimea and the Sea of Azov in 1737. The route of the Russian Army in its expedition against the Tartars is depicted, along with fortifications and encampments. Printed on two sheets, joined as issued.


Condition: B

On double-thick paper with light toning, a small damp stain in the lower right corner of the sheet, and light soiling primarily in the blank margins. Numerous short edge tears are confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $500 - $650

Sold for: $90

Closed on 11/16/2016