Auction 162, Lot 554

"Taurica Chersonesus", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Ukraine

Period: 1635 (circa)

Publication: Historia Mundi or Mercators Atlas...

Color: Hand Color

6.4 x 5 inches
16.3 x 12.7 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. From the English edition of Mercator's Atlas Minor, which was published under the title Historia Mundi or Mercators Atlas by Michael Spark and Samuel Cartwright. English text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #1890:351.

Condition: A

A crisp impression with light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 4/26/2017