Auction 97, Lot 353

"Taurica Chersonesus Nostra aetate Przecopsca et Gazara dicitur", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Ukraine

Period: 1606 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

15.8 x 12.2 inches
40.1 x 31 cm

Mercator's fine map of the region north of the Black sea encompassing the Crimea and the southern steppes of Ukraine. This map served as the basis of most other cartographer's depictions of the region throughout the seventeenth century.


Condition: A

Mild toning with minor discoloration in margins. Tiny tear in margin closed with cellophane tape.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $600

Closed on 12/5/2001