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  EUROPE 
 Eastern Europe 

WYLD, James. [Map of the Danube Campaign of the Crimean War]
Map of the Country between Odessa, and Constantinople, embracing the present Seat of War between the Russians and Turks. London, Wyld, c.1854. Lithographic folding map, original outline colour, laid on linen, brown cloth covers, with publisher's label. 840 x 560mm.
Detailed map of the countries to the west of the Black Sea, including Russia, Moldavia, Walachia, Bulgaria and Romania, It extends from Larissa east to Isnik and from Chotym south to Volo, with insets of Schoumla (Shumen) , the Bosphorus and Dandanelles. This covers the area of the Danube Campaign of 1853-4, during the Crimean War, in which the Russians pushed south through the eastern Balkans towards Istanbul, but, lacking local support and facing Allied pressure, they pulled back.
[Ref: 12023]    £275.00 ($370 • €312 rates)


 The Black Sea 

HONDIUS, Jodocus. [A 17th Century map of Ukraine]
Taurica Chersonesus. London: Henry Featherstone, 1625, English text edition. Coloured. 130 x 170mm, set in text. Very fine condition.
First published in the reduced version of the Mercator/ Hondius 'Atlas Minor' of 1607, the printing plates were sold to a London publisher in 1621 and appeared in 'Purchas His Pilgrimies', as this example. Later Dutch editions used new plates by Jansson.
[Ref: 8047]    £200.00 ($269 • €227 rates)


DU VAL, Pierre. [Ukraine]
Petite Tartarie dite autrement Crimee et Precopense. Paris, c.1680. Coloured. 100 x 125mm. Narrow lateral margins, re-margined.
Miniature map, published in Du Val's 'Géographie Universelle'.
[Ref: 8133]    £100.00 ($135 • €114 rates)


AA, Pieter van der. [Colchis in the Black Sea. Eastern shore of the Caucasus]
Mingrelie autrefois Colchis, Pays baigné au Couchant par la Mer Noire... Leiden, 1714. Coloured. 300 x 375mm.
A detailed map of the kingdom of Colchis, in the region of Mingrelia, north west Georgia. The map is orientated with north to the top left. Large cartouche shows the Golden Fleece Published in Nouvelle atlas, très-exact et fort commode pour toutes sortes de personnes, contenant les principales cartes géographiques
[Ref: 17094]    £340.00 ($457 • €386 rates)


SEUTTER, Matthäus. [The Black Sea]
Nova Mappa Maris Nigri et Freti Constantino Politani... Augsburg, c.1730. Original colour. 490 x 575mm
A map of the Black Sea with an inset of the Bosphorus. The map was published at a time when Russia was pushing south, making territorial gains at the expence of the Ottoman Empire.
[Ref: 14230]    £480.00 ($646 • €545 rates)


MYLLER, Angelicus Maria Mare Nigrum Seu Pontus Euxinus. Prague, Hiller, c.1732, 155 x 185mm A very fine example.
An attractive miniature map of Turkey, the Black Sea and parts of Bulgaria and Russia, from Myller's book entitled "Peregrinus In Jerusalem". Myller journeyed from Rome to Jerusalem then on to Troy, Gallipoli and Constantinople. From Constantinople he travelled to Egypt and then to Syria. Finally from Syria he travelled to Malta and back to Rome
[Ref: 8617]    £120.00 ($161 • €136 rates)


LOTTER, Tobias Conrad. [Antique map of the Black Sea in original colour]
Nova Mappa Maris Nigri et Freti Constantinopolitani... Augsburg, Lotter, c.1760. Original colour. 500 x 580mm.
Colourful antique map of the Black Sea, Turkey and Ukraine, with an inset showing the Straits of Constantinople
[Ref: 12175]    £580.00 ($780 • €659 rates)


BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas. [18th Century Chart of The Black Sea]
Carte de la Mer Noire; Carte du Canal de la Mer Noire. Paris, Dépôt de la Marine, 1765. Original hand-colouring. 230 x 185mm. Minor staining to the sheet edges.
An attractive map of the major cities and rivers of the Black Sea region, including the Crimea and the Sea of Azov, with a map of the Bosphorus (Istanbul Strait), towns and places of historical interest below.
[Ref: 11345]    £220.00 ($296 • €250 rates)


SEUTTER, Matthäus. [The Russo-Turkish War in Ukraine, 1735-39]
Theatrum belli Russorum Victoriis illustratum sive Nova et accurata Turcicarum et Tartaricum Provinciarum... Augsburg, T.C. Lotter, c.1770. Original colour. 500 x 575mm.
Map of the Russo-Turkish War of 1735-39, in which Russia attempted to gain access to the Black Sea. After several successful campaigns in the Crimea, the withdrawal of the Austrians from the war forced Russia to the negotiating table. In the Treaty of Nis Russia gave up its claims to Crimea and Moldavia in return for being allowed to build a port at Azov, although with no fortifications or navy there.
[Ref: 13397]    £725.00 ($975 • €824 rates)


ROLFFSEN, J.J. [Ukraine during the Russian/Ottoman War of 1736-39]
Theatre de la Guerre entre les Russes et les Turcs, dans les anneés 1736, 1737, &c. c.1780. Coloured. 410 x 500mm. Binding folds flattened.
A map of Ukraine showing the operations of the Russians in their attempt to procure themselves access to the Black Sea. The campaigns of Burkhard Christoph von Münnich and Pyotr Petrovich Lacy (born Peter Lacy in Ireland!) are marked. The map is marked 'Frontispice", suggesting it is from a history of the war. Rolffsen's name is not in Tooley's Dictionary.
[Ref: 11273]    £825.00 ($1,110 • €937 rates)


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