Auction 108, Lot 502

"Valetta Civitas Nova Maltae Olim Millitae", Dapper, Olivier

Subject: Malta

Period: 1680 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

14.5 x 11.2 inches
36.8 x 28.4 cm

Magnificent bird's-eye plan of the harbor and city of Valletta seen from the northwest. Beautifully engraved with a unique pictorial title cartouche, ships, a coat of arms and a decorative key locating 46 sites within the city.


Condition: A

Issued with narrow side margins, which have been expertly extended to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $450

Closed on 9/29/2004