Auction 103, Lot 431

"In Notitiam Ecclesiasticam Africae Tabula Geographica", Delisle/Covens & Mortier

Subject: Northern Africa & Western Mediterranean

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.8 x 15.5 inches
52.8 x 39.4 cm

Very decorative copper-engraved map of the northern coast of Africa, Spain, Italy and the Mediterranean with the islands of Sardinia, Corsica, Majorca, Minorca etc. Sicily features a smoking Mount Aetna. Embellished with three architectural cartouches and a compass rose.

References:

Condition: B

Nicely engraved map with original color on thick paper with wide margins. Some light offsetting and light toning at centerfold, else very good.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 6/11/2003

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