Auction 96, Lot 341

"Cimmeria qua Postea Scythia Europaea Seu Parua Scythia", Sanson/Mariette

Subject: Russia and Ukraine

Period: 1665 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

20 x 15.8 inches
50.8 x 40.1 cm

Handsome map of the region north of the Black Sea. It is finely engraved to show mountains, forests and cities. The strapwork title cartouche includes a small vignette featuring soldiers with their fine horses, for which the region was renowned.


Condition: A

Minor defects in margins.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $350

Closed on 9/12/2001