Antique Maps of Ukrania and Belarus
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“Sarmatia Asiatica" (Tabula II Asiae)
Crimea peninsula (Krim), Sea of Azov (Asowsches Meer), South Russia (Dagestan),
On left side the Black Sea. Lower right corner of map has Northwest corner of Caspean Sea.
The geographical description is easiest to say: the land between the rivers Don and Volga (Wolga) in the area of the Caucasus
Very early map!
Type of print: Woodcut
Color: Hand coloring
Authors: Claudius Ptolemy by Martin Waldseemueller and Laurent Fries.
Reverse side: Text in Latin and several woodcuts including compass and angle iron with the capital letter G in its center (symbol of freemasonry?)
When: 1522 (repeat print of 1513)
Watermark: Yes. Glove with three flowers on top in the form of a cross
Condition: Very Good, although there are traces of age and use along margin edges. Light general age toning.
Sheet size: 41 x 55,5 cm (ca. 16.1 x 21.8")
“Li Palatinati della Russia Rossa Podolia e Wolhynia"
Tratta dell'Atlante Polacvo del Sig. Rizzi Zanoni
Copper etching by G. Pitteri after G. Zuliani for Antonio Zatta. Original hand coloring
Venise (Venezia, Venedig). Dated 1781. This map is from the "Atlante Novissimo"..
Codition: Very good. Wide margins
ca. 31 x 40,5 cm (ca. 12,.2 x 16")
Order Nr. UKRANIAMAP238067
“Pontus Euxinus Aequor Iasonio pulsatum remige primum" The Black Sea
Hand-colored copper etching. Published in “Parergon, sive veteris geographiae aliquot tabulae" - the historic part of “Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" by Abraham Ortelius. Antwerp, 1590. Verso: Text in Italian about the Black Sea area.
The attractive historic maps in the Ortelius atlas bear the old classical place- and land names.
This map comprises all abutters of the Black Sea and rivers that run into the Black Sea.
Starting from Turkey which owns a tiny corner of Europe and the entire Black Sea Coast in Asia we continue clockwise: Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, Russia, Georgia.
A decorative title cartouche embellishes this very attractive map.
There are some traces of age and use in margins and an insignificant slightly visible vertical fold parallel to the centerfold. Map is clean and the hand-coloring attractive. Three small tears in magins have been repaired.
35 x 50 cm (13.8 x 19.7")
Order Nr. UKRANIAMAP237940
"Tavola Settima Dell'Europa - Tabula Europae VII" -Sicily and Sardinia
Type of print: Copper etching
After: Giovanni Lorenzo d'Anania
Published in: "Geografia cioe Descrittione Universale della Terra"
Publisher: Gio. Battista & Giorgio Galignani Fratelli
First published by Claudius Ptolemy
Edition: Italian edition
Editor: Giovanni Antonio Magini (1555-1617)
Text: Italian. Complete on front and reverse page
Published in: Venice
Map size: Ca. 12,5 x 17 cm (ca. 4.9 x 6.7")
Page size: Ca. 28,5 x 19 cm (ca. 11.2 x 7.5")
Condition: Near perfect. Left margin narrow. Very minor traces of age.
Map: Ca. 12,5 x 17 cm
Page size: Ca. 28,5 x 19 cm (ca. 11.2 x 7.5")
Condition:Near perfect. Left margin narrow. Very minor traces of age.
"Tavola Ottava Dell'Europa" - Tabula Europae VIII"
Poland, Russia, Ukraine - the Baltic tregion - northern shores of the Black Sea
Order Nr. SICILIAMAP236443
“Ducati di Livonia, e di Estonia e Govierni di Nowogorod, Bielogorod e Kiowia
coi loro Distretti Nella Russia Europea - Di nuova Projezione"
The Baltic States of Livonia and Estonia with adjacent areas. In the upper left is a bit of Finland with Estonia to the south. The map extends south to Ukrania. This map is from the "Atlante Novissimo".
Copper etching G. Pitteri after G. Zuliana for Antonio Zatta. Original hand coloring
Venise (Venezia, Venedig). Dated 1782
Codition: Very good. Wide margins. Light traces of age.
ca. 40,5 x 31 cm (ca. 16 x 12")
Order Nr. BALTICMAP238065
“La Palatinati di Nowogrodek Podlachia e Rrzesk Littew
Tratta dall'Atlante Polacco del Sig. Rizzi Zanoni"
Copper etching by Antonio Zatta. Original hand coloring
This map shows part of eastern Poland and some of Belarus ( White Russia)
Venise (Venezia, Venedig). Dated 1781
Condition: Very good. Wide margins
ca. 31 x 40,5 cm (ca. 12,.2 x 16")
Order Nr. POLAND238250
"Des Fuertenthums Moldau noerdliche Haelfte" North of the pricipality of Moldau.
Copper etching from the atlas by Franz Johann Joseph von Reilly “Schauplatz der fuenf Teile der Welt". Vienna, 1791. Original hand coloring.
Map shows parts of Moldavia, Ukraine, and Romania with the rivers Pruth and Dnister (Dnjstr). From Chotin to Lapusna. Map shows areas of Moldavia, Ukraine and Romania.
20.8 x 28.8 cm (8.2 x 11.3")
Order Nr. BULGARIAMAP0905
Tafel zur Zusammensetzung der Carte von Russland von Danielow.
Tableau d'Assemblage à la Carte de la Russie par Danielow
Copper etching by Ivan Danielow. Published in Friedrich Justin Bertuch:Allgemeine geographische Ephemeriden. Published by T. Mollo, Vienna, 1812
Sectional map of the rivers in Russia, Ukraine, Belo Russia, the Baltic States, parts of Poland Bulgaria, Romania, Armenia...
Trimmed to border line. Light general age toning.
19.2 x 16.7 cm (7.6 x 6.6")
Order Nr. RUSSIAMAP 1504
"Spezial Karte von dem Koenigreiche Taurien oder der Halbinsel Krim" Copper engraving for Reilly's Postal Atlas, 1791. Fine, modern hand coloring.
Fine map showing the postal routes of the time.
The margins have been added. Clean image. Strong impression.
20.7 x 32.5 cm ( 8.1 x 12.7 ")
"Carte des Environs de la Mer-Noire ou se trouvent L'Ukrayne, La Petite Ratarie et les confins de la Russie Europeene et de la Turquie"
Copper etching with original borderline hand coloring by Robert de Vaugondy.
Our exemplar was published in the Italian edition by Santini. Venice, 1779
Neighbors of the Black Sea: Ukraine, Russia, Georgia, Turkey, Romania, Bulgaria. especially the Ukraine is quite detailed including the Crimea
49 x 64 cm (19.3 x 25.2")
Order Nr. UKRAINIAMAP235347
"Tabula II. Asiae" Sarmatie Europae Pars - Sarmatia Asiatica" Woodcut of this map after Ptolemy by Martin Waldseemueller (ca. 1572 - ca. 1522) and Laurent (Lorenz) Fries (ca. 1590 - ?). This map was originally published in Strasbourg in the year 1513. The prining of the 1513-Ptolemy atlas was repeated in Strasbourg in the year 1522. The map we offer here for purchase stems from the repeat edition of 1522. Map is hand colored, probably 20th century.. Text on reverse side. Latin.
Sarmatia was, to the Greek and Romans in antique times, a geographical area between the rivers Weichsel / Vistula (polish: Wisla) in the west and Wolga in the east and between the Baltic Sea in the north and the Black Sea and Caspian Sea in the south. The geographical area circumfenses areas of Poland, the Ukraine, Russia, the ancient Kingdom of Colchis (Georgia), caucasian Albania (nowadays: Azerbaijan)
Map shows run of river Don down to the Sea of Asov. Shown also the Krim peninsula.
Very minor traces of age. Map is in very good condition.
Sheet size: 41 x 55.5 cm (16.1 x 21.9")
Order Nr. POLANDMAP14274
"Theatrum Belli A°: MDCCXXXVII a milite Augustae Russorum Imperatricis adversus Turcas Tattarosque gesti" Copper etching. Published by R. & I Ottens (Reinier and Josua Ottens) Amsterdam, ca. 1740. Very pleasant original hand coloring.
Map shows the southern Ukraine at the time of the Russo-Austrian war against the Turks i.e. the Osman Empire 1736-39, a time in history when the shown aeria was South Russia.
Right margin has been added. Left margin extended. Some spotting. A vertical uneven fold. Beautifully gentle original hand coloring.
47 x 57.5 cm (18.5 x 22.6")
Order Nr. UKRAINAMAP 1015
"Post Karte von der Halbinsel Taurien oder Krim 1788." Copper engraving by H. Benedict, 1788.
The map shows the postal routes at the time of the war between the Turks and the Russians. In the upper left of the map is part of Bessarabien with the towns of Otschaw and Kinburn at the mouth of the Dnieper River. In the upper right is the peninsula of Kosa Berdinka.
Map has vertical folds to fit atlas. Some scattered spotting, mostly on right side of map. Light creases near fold lines. Repaired tear on lower margin edge.
26.2 x 45 cm ( 10.3 x 17.7 ")
"Der koeniglichen Republik Polen Woiwodschaft Podolien und die untere Polnische Ukraine naehmlich die Woiwodschaft Braclaw oder Klein Polen suedlicher Theil." Copper etching in original hand coloring from the "Postal Atlas", Reilly, Vienna, 1791.
This map shows the region of Podolien that is now part of western Ukrania. In the center of the map is Braclaw on the Bug River. In the lower left corner is Moldavia.
Map has wide margins. A few minor scattered spots in margins.
21 x 28.8 cm ( 8.2 x 11.3 ")
“Seat of war in the Crimea. Map of the country between Simpheropol and Baidar to illustrate the Allied and the Russian armies". Wood engraving. Dated 1855. Reverse side has print.
Very, very detailed map showing every creek and every village in this area.
36.2 x 24 cm (14.3 x 9.4").
Order Nr. UKRANIAMAP1014
“Des Russischen Reiches Statthalterschaften Woronesch, Bekgorod, Kiew oder Kleinrussland und Charkow od. d.Russische Ukraine". Part of the Ukraine around Kiew,Charkow and Belgorod."
Copper etching by Franz Johann Joseph von Reilly. Vienna 1799. Reilly's atlas was a postal/coach travel service atlas. He states: in this part of Russia there is no postal service.
Clean. Wide margins. Excellent.
20.3 x 27.3 cm (8 x 10.7").
Order Nr. UKRANIAMAP238070
"Karte von Russland" Copper engraving ca 1780. Some outline coloring.
In the center of the map is Moscow. In the lower right is the Caspian Sea. In the lower left is part of Bulgaria. In the upper left is Finland.
Map has a horizontal centerfold. Some creasing in margins, especially in lower margin. Repaired tear in right margin on centerfold.
35 x 28 cm ( 13.7 x 11 ")
Order Nr. RUSSIAMAP1471
"Karte von West Russland". Copper etching by the Lotter Brothers in Augsburg dated 1812. Original hand outline coloring.
This large map shows the Baltic countries and surrounding neighbors. In the upper left is the Baltic Sea and southern Finland. On the left side is part of Prussia with Koenigsberg and further south is part of Poland with Warsaw. At the bottom left is Moldavia and Rumania and the last portion of the Danube River flowing into the Black Sea. Moscow is on the upper right side of the map as a large red point.
Map has a vertical and horizontal fold crossing in the center of the map. Folds are visible only close-up. Small reapirs(visible only on backside) on the horizontal fold. In the margins of the map are creases and light graying on margin edges. Small repaired tears on upper and right margin edges.Overall condition is otherwise Good.
68.8 x 47.2 cm ( 27 x 18.5 ")
Order Nr. BALTICMAP 1068
"La Pologne Suivant les degrés de l'Academie des Sciences de Paris". Copper etching published in Paris ca 1750. Modern hand coloring.
This map shows the Baltic coast from Stettin Bay in the west to Riga in the northeast. To the right of the title cartouche is a bit of Hungary and Translyvania. In the lower right is the Dnieper river.
The map has one pin-sized hole that is only seen against light. Light crease in lower left side on yellow border. General condition is Almost Very Good.
13.6 x 17.3 cm ( 5.3 x 6.8 ")
Order Nr. BALTICMAP1064
"Reino de Polonia o sea la parte unida ala Rusia por el repartimiento de 1795 que conserva el nombre de aquel antiquo reino". Copper etching by R. Alabern, ca 1820. Original outline coloring. Map is seldom.
This historical map reaches from Coslin in Pomerania to Libau and Schruder on the north Baltic coast. At the top center of the map is Riga in Latvia. At the bottom center of the map is Buchovina and Moldavia with the towns of Jirlau and Baja. In the lower right is part of the course of the Dnieper River.
Map had very wide margins. Vertical centerfold. Very clean. Near the lower margin edge are three small holes.
27 x 34.2 cm ( 10.6 x 13.4 ")
Order Nr. POLANDMAP1406
"Russia cum Condinijs. Russia, Sive Moscovia" Copper etching by Peter Kaerius (1571-1646). Amsterdam, ca 1620. Fine, modern hand coloring.
Moscow is in the lower center of this detailed map reaching from the black and Caspian Seas in the south to Lapland in the north.On the middle left edge is Hamburg. On the right is the Toboll River. Latin text on reverse side.
Map has overall light age toning and a few spots. Crease in upper left and lower left.
14 x 18.5 cm (5.5 x 7.2 ")
Order Nr. RUSSIAMAP1479
"Moschovia Nvova Tavola". Copper etching from "L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo" (The most famous islands of the world by Thomas Porcacchi (1530 - 1585) and engraved by Girolamo Porro. The first edition of this work was published in Venice in 1572. This is from the second edition, 1620.
This map shows Moscow and the surrounding area. It reaches as far as to the Caspian Sea in the lower right and the Black Sea in the lower left. On the left side is Riga. In the north is a bit of the Arctic Sea to be seen. The Ural mountains are on the right side. On one backside is a short text in Italian about the area shown.
Map has a rather weak imprint in the upper left part. Along the centerfold are several small repairs. Some text showing lightly from backside on leftfront. Overall condition is Better than Good.
17.7 x 23.7 cm ( 6.9 x 9.3 ")
Order Nr. RUSSIAMAP 1444
"Das Europäische Russland nebst den asiatischen Provinzen diesseit des Ural 1849." Steel etching from "Neuster Zeitungs Atlas. Alter und Neuer Erdkunde" by J. Meyer, ca 1855. Original outline coloring.
Moscow is located almost directly in the center of this map of central Russia. In the upper left are two detailed insets; one of St. Petersburg and one of Moscow. Clearly visible on the right side are the Ural Mountains.
Map has a few light spots in margins. Condition is otherwise Better than Good.
25.5 x 19.5 cm ( 10 x 7.6 ")
Order Nr. RUSSIAMAP 1465
Muscovy or Russia
Muscovia, aut Alba Russia
Copper etching by Hermann Moll
At the bottom are bits of the Black and Caspian Seas.
Text below map and on backside
is in English.
Map size: 16.3 x 17.7 cm ( 6.4
x 6.9 ")
Order Nr. RUSSIA 1463