Lot 310: Seutter. NOVA MAPPA GEOGRAPHICA MARIS...
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Eastern Europe/Western Asia] NOVA MAPPA GEOGRAPHICA MARIS ASSOVIENSIS VIL DE ZABACHE ET PALUDIS MAETIDIS, accurate aeri incise et in luce edita per Matthaeum Seutter Chalcograph. Map of the Sea of Azov, showing adjacent countries and a decorative allegorical cartouche showing native costumes of the indigenous people. Shows Crimea and the Black Sea region. Oriented to the east. Hand-colored. 19 x 22 ¾. Double page. Foxing, minor toning. Margins trimmed (approximating left and right plate marks). Tear somewhat within image at upper left, small hole (3/4 x 3/8). Faint owners number in margin at lower right, notations to verso.