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Auction 104, Lot 501

"Siciliae Veteris Typus", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Sicily, Italy

Period: 1657 (published)

Publication: Accuratissima Orbis Antiqui Delineatio

Color: Hand Color

19 x 15 inches
48.3 x 38.1 cm
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Stunning map with two decorative cartouches featuring a globe, Neptune and his dolphins, angels, eagle and putti. Large inset of the harbor and city of Syracuse, contained in a third decorative cartouche. Locates numerous smaller islands and extends to show a small part of the mainland.

References: Van der Krogt (Atlantes) 7510H:1.

Condition: A+

Expert repair of marginal fold separation.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/10/2003