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Auction 105, Lot 453

"Les Isles de Sardaigne et de Corse, Divisees par Provinces…", Brion de la Tour/Desnos

Subject: Corsica, Sardinia

Period: 1766 (dated)

Publication: Atlas General Methodique et Elementaire

Color: Hand Color

10.2 x 9.2 inches
25.9 x 23.4 cm
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Fine copper engraved map of the islands with Rome at extreme left. Good detail throughout including villages, rivers, and coastlines. On a full sheet (22" x 17.5") with text panels at both sides, all surrounded by decorative borders that include scenes of putti, globes, instruments, etc.


Condition: A

Slightly toned at centerfold, still very good.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/3/2003