Auction 109, Lot 568

"Nieuwe Kaart van 't Eiland Maltha met Gozo en Comino…", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Mediterranean - Malta

Period: 1761 (dated)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.8 x 11 inches
45.2 x 27.9 cm

Handsome, large map of the Maltese Islands with superb detail of the topography, roads, villages and fortifications. The important fortifications and harbor and Valetta are particularly well illustrated with a key locating important sites. The map is oriented by a compass rose with north to the lower right corner.

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Condition: A

Lovely original color and wide margins. Couple of unobtrusive spots, else fine.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 12/1/2004

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