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Auction 190, Lot 494

"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
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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.


Condition: A+

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.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $300

Closed on 11/16/2022