Auction 100, Lot 381

"A South View of the City of Genoa", Jefferys, Thomas

Subject: Italy

Period: 1747 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

Size:
14 x 7.3 inches
35.6 x 18.5 cm

Appealing bird's-eye view of the city with its fortifications, lighthouse, cathedral and numerous ships in the harbor; many under full sail and some with canons firing. Key at bottom to all the major buildings. Still bound into the original April 1747 issue with related article. Includes a second map as originally bound in: "A Plan of Breda with the Adjacent Counties by T. Jeffreys…" (10 x 8.2") (GENT-50).

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Condition: A

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/12/2002

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