"Nova Mappa Maris Nigri et Freti Constantinopolitani quam Exactissime Consignata et in Lucem Edita", Seutter, Matthias
Subject: Black Sea
Period: 1760 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
22.8 x 19.3 inches
57.9 x 49 cm
An outstanding map of the regions surrounding the Black Sea that is beautifully engraved to show topography, roads, and cities. Features a large inset of the Bosphorus with the city of Constantinople in at top right. A drape-style title cartouche is held aloft by putti.
A sharp impression with full contemporary color on a bright sheet with a few minor printer's creases in the bottom margin and remnants of hinge tape on verso.