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Selected Maps: 1 to 16 of 29

Cartographer: Claudius Ptolemy
Title: : Prima Asiae Tabvla
Date: 1490      Size: 21 x 12 inches
Published: Rome
Description: A Ptolemaic map of the Black Sea, the Sea of Azov, and the northern Caucasus, extending to the Caspian Sea. Published in the famed Rome edition of Ptolemy's 'Geographia'.
Map Ref: RUS2203
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Taurica Chersonesus
Date: 1635      Size: 7 x 5 inches
Published: London
Description: The north shore of the Black Sea including the Sea of Azov, Russia, the Crimea Peninsula and Ukraine. Coloured.
Map Ref: RUS2531
Cartographer: Willem & Jan Blaeu
Title: : Taurica Chersonesus
Date: c. 1640      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Dutch Golden Age map of Crimea and southern Ukraine emphasizing the rivers, forests, and mountains of the region. Latin descriptive text on the verso. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: RUS2597
Cartographer: Alain Manesson Mallet
Title: : Petite Tartarie
Date: 1683      Size: 4 x 6 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Miniature map of Ukraine and Crimea, known at the time as 'Petite Tartarie', or 'Lesser Tartary'. The title cartouche shows a battle between two tribal groups. Coloured.
Map Ref: RUS2022
Cartographer: Robert Morden
Title: : Tartaria in Europe
Date: 1688      Size: 6 x 7 inches
Published: London
Description: The Black Sea and its environs. Early miniature map with a panel of text on lower edge. Coloured.
Map Ref: RUS2245
Cartographer: Nicolas & Guillaume Sanson
Title: : Mer Noire ou Mer Maievre
Date: 1700      Size: 9 x 8 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Attractive early map of the Black Sea and its surroundings. Original colour.
Map Ref: RUS2644
Cartographer: Johann Baptist Homann
Title: : Tabula Geographica Qua Pars Russiae Magnae
Date: 1720      Size: 19 x 23 inches
Published: Nuremberg
Description: Impressive 18th Century map of the Crimea, the Black Sea and Ukraine highlighted in elegant original hand colour. Also shows part of Poland, European Russia, Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey.
Map Ref: RUS1707
Cartographer: Antoine du Chaffat
Title: : Provinciarum Turcico Barbaricarum
Date: c. 1738      Size: 25 x 23 inches
Published: N/A
Description: Very rare map showing the theatre of war in modern Ukraine and Crimea during the Russo-Turkish War of 1735-39. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: RUS2611
Cartographer: J. & R. Ottens
Title: : Pontus Exinus of Niewe en Naaukeurige Paskaart van de Zwarte Zee
Date: c. 1745      Size: 23 x 16 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Stunning sea chart of the Black Sea, centred on a large compass rose and crisscrossed by rhumb lines. Istanbul appears lower-left and an extremely misshapen Crimea is top centre. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: RUS2575
Cartographer: Gabriel Bodenehr
Title: : Die Gegend zwischen Pultava und Bender Mitt Angraenzenden Polnisch, Turckisch und Tartarischen Landschafften
Date: c. 1760      Size: 12 x 7 inches
Published: Augsburg
Description: Central Ukraine. The course of the Dnieper River is shown from its mouth to just south of Kiev. Decorative cartouche. Original colour.
Map Ref: RUS2053
Cartographer: Henry de Leth
Title: : Carte de la Petite Tartarie
Date: c. 1775      Size: 18 x 16 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Extraordinarily coloured example of a rare map chronicling the triumph of Russian forces in modern Ukraine and Crimea during the Russo-Turkish War of 1735-39. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: RUS2569
Cartographer: Antonio Zatta
Title: : Teatro Della Guerra Presente Tra la Russia e la Porta Ottomana
Date: 1788      Size: 41 x 31 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Black Sea and surrounding countries. Military vignettes and inset of Bukovina. Illustrates the Russian-Ottoman War. Original colour. (SL)
Map Ref: RUS2145
Cartographer: Hieronymus Benedicti
Title: : Confluent et Embouchure Du Bog et Du Dnieper
Date: 1788      Size: 25 x 9 inches
Published: Vienna
Description: Chart of the Dniprovs'ka Gulf and the mouths of the Dnieper and Bug Rivers, published to show one of the primary theatres of war during the Russo-Turkish War of 1787-92. Original colour.
Map Ref: RUS2025
Cartographer: Ferdinand Gotze
Title: : Charte: Schwarzen-Meeres
Date: 1800      Size: 23 x 18 inches
Published: Weimar
Description: German survey of the coasts of Black Sea published in the famed Weimar Institute of Geography. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: RUS2027
Cartographer: Pierre Tardieu
Title: : Carte de la Mer Noire ou Kara Degniz
Date: 1803      Size: 17 x 13 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Striking map centring on the Black Sea with the Crimea and parts of Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Moldova, Ukraine and Russia. Beautifully engraved topographical detail and original hand colour.
Map Ref: RUS1929
Cartographer: Vasilii Petrovich Piadischeff
Title: : Mappa Generalna Gubernii Podolskiey
Date: 1820      Size: 18 x 16 inches
Published: St. Petersburg
Description: Ukraine: Podolski Province. Detailed regional map with various references including borders. Original colour. (SL)
Map Ref: RUS1972