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Auction 109, Lot 569

"[Lot of 2] A New Map of the Island of Corsica, Divided into Cantons, called Pieves [with] Plan dela Baye de Calvi Sur l'Isle de Corse", Various

Subject: Mediterranean - Corsica

Period: 1762-79 (published)


Color: Hand Color

See Description

"A New Map of the Island of Corsica..." by Thomas Kitchin, London Magazine, 1762 (7 x 9.6"). This attractive small map is filled with information on the topography, roads, cities and villages. It is decorated with a delicately engraved title cartouche and a compass rose.

"Plan de la Baye de Calvi….." by J. Roux, Recueil…..Rades de la Mediterrane….., Genoa, 1779, (7 x 4.8"). This is a small sea chart of Calvi Bay showing the town, fort, soundings and anchorages.

References: #1 Jolly LOND-208; #2 Phillips (A) #196.

Condition: A

Estimate: $150 - $200


Closed on 12/1/2004