Taurica Chersonesus, Hodie Przecopsca, et Gazara dicitur.

Moses Pitt (*1654 - 1696)
Antique map of the Crimea, Ukraine. Printed in Amsterdam by Janssonius-Waesberge circa 1680.

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Description

Attractive map of the Ukraine and the Krim peninsula from M. Pitt published by Janssonius-Waesberge. Based on the Mercator map of the Ukraine. With two cartouches, Dutch text on verso.

Details

CartographerMoses Pitt
TitleTaurica Chersonesus, Hodie Przecopsca, et Gazara dicitur.
Publisher, YearJanssonius-Waesberge, Amsterdam, circa 1680
Plate Size38.3 x 50.0 cm (15.1 x 19.7 inches)
Sheet Size48.8 x 57.3 cm (19.2 x 22.6 inches)

Condition

Overall minor browning.

Cartographer

Moses Pitt a London based bookseller was born 1654. He planned to publish a large 12 volume World Atlas based on Blaeu / Janssonius Atlas together with Johannes van Waesbergen. The experiment ruined him and only 4 volumes have been published between 1680 and 1683. He died in 1696.

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