Auction 109, Lot 551

"[Lot of 3] Ancient Italy I - III", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Italy

Period: 1830-32 (dated)

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Color: Hand Color

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Three attractive maps focusing on Italy as it was during Roman times. All are beautifully and precisely engraved. Ancient Italy I (15" x 8.8") shows northern Italy; Ancient Italy II (15.8" x 9.5") shows middle to southern Italy; Ancient Italy III (14.8" x 11") shows the tip of Italy's boot along with Sicily. Keyboard style borders. Set of three matching maps. Published by Baldwin & Cradock.

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Condition: A

Lovely impressions with full margins. Very light occasional foxing, else very good.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $35

Closed on 12/1/2004

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