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Auction 190, Lot 490

"Taurica Chersonesus Nostra Aetate Przecopsca et Gazara Dicitur", Mercator/Cloppenburgh

Subject: Ukraine

Period: 1632 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris Atlas

Color: Hand Color

9.9 x 7.3 inches
25.1 x 18.5 cm
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Fine small map of the region north of the Black Sea encompassing the Crimea and the southern steppes of Ukraine. The map is based on ancient sources updated with regional names from the Middle Ages, including Podolia, Lithuaniae Pars, Russiae Pars, Crimea seu Tartaria Przecopensis, and Taurica Chirsonesus. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #1890:353.

Condition: A

A nice impression on a bright sheet with a small chip at top right.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $130

Closed on 11/16/2022