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Auction 100, Lot 382

"Italy By Mr. D'Anville Geographer to the French King", Jefferys, Thomas

Subject: Italy

Period: 1747 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

9.2 x 10.3 inches
23.4 x 26.2 cm
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A charming copper engraved map of the whole country extending north to Switzerland and including Sicily, Corsica and Sardinia. Very decorative title cartouche, compass rose. Good detail throughout.

References: Jolly GENT-45.

Condition: B

Beautiful impression that is an extremely early impression with fine layout lines still evident. Close trimmed with loss of upper neatline, as issued. Fine paper with large watermark.

Estimate: $70 - $100

Sold for: $35

Closed on 9/12/2002