"Taurica Chersonesus Nostra aetate Przecopsca et Gazara dicitur", Mercator/Hondius
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.
Mild toning with minor discoloration in margins. Tiny tear in margin closed with cellophane tape.