te Rotterdam, b’ H.V. von Gogh 1853.
Wood-engraved map. Printed area 240 x 230mm, 9½ x 9". Folds.
Map of the countries bordering the western coasts of the Black Sea, including Romania and Bulgaria down to Constantinople. It shows the Danube Campaign, at the beginning of the Crimean War (1853-56), when Russia occupied parts of Moldavia and Wallchia, threatening to seize control of the strategically-vital mouth of the Danube.
[Ref: 26312] £85.00