Auction 100, Lot 379

"Carte de l'Isle et Royaume de Sicile…", Delisle/Covens & Mortier

Subject: Italy

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.9 x 19 inches
58.2 x 48.3 cm

Re-issue of Delisle's large, handsome map of the island filled with incredible detail including fortresses, churches, abbeys, ancient ruins, and aqueducts. The most prominent feature is the large volcano, Mt. Etna. Includes a large inset of Malta.

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Condition: A

Very crisp and clean. Margins slightly trimmed, but still more than adequate.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/12/2002

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