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Auction 100, Lot 384

"Italy", Wilkes, J.

Subject: Italy

Period: 1810 (dated)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

7.5 x 9.4 inches
19.1 x 23.9 cm
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Nicely engraved map bound in the March 1747 issue, which calls for a map of Italy. This map, however, is an 1810 issue by J. Wilkes, not the original 1747 map. Also includes a copper engraved plan of the historic Westminster Hall plus a detailed view of the scaffolding. Many outrageous articles including one proposing the use of daily electric shocks to vegetables to improve their growth and circulation.


Condition: B

Some offsetting and toned, more so at top.

Estimate: $50 - $60

Sold for: $30

Closed on 9/12/2002