Auction 111, Lot 560

"Carta dell' Isola di Corsica", Anon.

Subject: Mediterranean - Corsica

Period: 1750 (circa)


Color: Black & White

18.7 x 11 inches
47.5 x 27.9 cm

Italian issued copper engraved map of the island showing remarkable detail and a well developed topography. Embellished with an attractive cartouche with figures, sea monster, dog and a horse. Compass rose with fleur-de-lys. Table across bottom gives provinces and populations for a number of towns and villages.


Condition: A

Crisp impression on thick hand laid paper. Issued folding, now pressed and backed with archival tissue. Margin extended to compensate for binder's trim. Thin printer's crease across part of map.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/8/2005