New York: Philosophical Library, 1957. 8vo, blue cloth. New York: Philosophical Library, (1957). vg.
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Kiev: Academy of Sciences of the Ukranian, 1969. Filled with maps, photographs, tables, and charts. 572pp., tall 8vo, green cloth. Kiev: Academy of Sciences of the Ukranian S. S. R., (1969).
Paris: Bellin, Nicolas, 1764. Map. Copper plate engraving. Uncolored. Image measures 8 1/2" x 6 3/4". Beautiful map of Crimea beautifully depicts the Crimean Peninsula. Details towns and topography beautifully rendered in profile. Map retains its natural black and white. In very good condition with minor foxing in left margin. Part of Bellin's "Le Petit atlas maritime". Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772), was the official hydrographer to the French king and the first person to hold the title of "Ingénieur de...
Amsterdam: Johannes Blaeu. Map. Copper plate engraving with original hand coloring with highlights in gold. Image measures 15.25" x 21". This beautiful circa 1650 map by Johannes Blaeu depicts southern Russia in detail. Covering the southwest part of Russia and Eastern Ukraine, the map extends from Vologda south to the Sea of Azov and from Mykolaiv east to the Volga River, where it discharges into the Caspian Sea. Throughout, the map notes rivers, towns, cities, lakes, and a host of...
Amsterdam. Map. Engraving with hand outline. Image measures 15" x 19 11/16". Beautiful map of Ukraine showing the area north of the Black Sea including Moscow, circa 1630. Latin text on verso. Willem Blaeu (1571-1638) was a prolific Dutch mapmaker who started one of the most famous map publishing firms of the 17th century. It was at this time that the Dutch controlled the map trade, and their ornate and beautiful maps had immense popularity. Blaeu was instrumental in driving...
Berlin: Springer, 1991. 124 illustrations, 47 tables. xxiii + 367pp., 8vo, illustrated boards. Berlin: Springer, (1991). A fine copy.
Norwalk: Easton, 1990. 312 pages. 8vo., gilt-stamped leather. Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, (1990). Fine.
Amsterdam: Jansson, J. Map. Hand colored engraving. Image measures 14.1/2" x 18 3/4". This impressive map of the Black Sea and the Crimean Peninsula with its surrounding regions dates to circa 1650. Covers parts of the Ukraine, Russia, Georgia, Romania and Turkey. The map displayed detailed geographical and topographical features with mountains and forests beautifully rendered. Ships can be seen sailing in the Black Sea. A beautiful title cartouche adorns the right center. Published in Jan Jansson's historical atlas, based...
Amsterdam: Jansson, J. Map. Engraving with original hand color. Image measures 14 7/8" x 19.5". Exquisite map showing the area between the northern coast of the Black Sea including the mouth of the Danube River and Moscow, circa 1650. Beautiful original color, with oxidized viridian green and burnished gold leaf dotting select towns and the scale cartouche. Full original margins. Minor overall wear. Reinforcement to bottom of centerfold.
Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1990. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, (1990). Fine.
New York: Bookman Associates, 1951. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. chipped and lightly soiled, small tear in the margin of title page. New York: Bookman Associates, (1951).
New York: Norton, 1990. Illustrated in black and white. 352 pages, 8vo, black cloth, dust wrapper (adhesive from label on back of wrapper). New York: Norton, (1990). A fine copy in very good(+) dust wrapper.
Amsterdam: Jocus Hondius. Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 12.25" x 15.75". Beautiful impression of Ukraine showing the area north of the Black Sea including Moscow, circa 1620. Nicely detailed geographic features. Latin text on verso. Overall toning. Full original margins. Small tear to bottom left edge. Mercator (1512-1594) was an accomplished mathematician, cartographer, globe maker and engraver but is best known for the Mercator Projection. Incorporating the newly accepted fact that the world is round, Mercator was able to render...
New York: Abrams, 1999. Color frontis and 295 illustrations, with 240 plates in color. 352 pages. Thick 4to, stiff pictorial wrapper. Wrapper is very lightly worn, still near-fine. New York: Abrams/Walters Art Gallery, (1999). Near-fine.
New York: Sarpedon, 1991. Illus. 8vo, black cloth, d.w. New York: Sarpedon, (1991). Fine.
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1982. Filled with hundreds of carefully notated Jewish folk songs and full Yiddish/English song texts. xvi, 580pp.Thick 8vo, brown cloth-backed boards, d.w. (spine a bit faded). Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1982. A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper.
London: 1880. Sea chart. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 24.5" x 37.75". Beautiful map of the Black Sea based on Russian government surveys. Soundings in fathoms. Minor aging along edges. Expert repair to chip to lower left corner. Small tear to left edge.
London: 1892. Sea chart. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 22 3/8" x 35.25". Beautifully detailed map of the coast line of Kherson Bay in the northern section of the Black Sea. Soundings in feet. Minor overall wear.