Auction 112, Lot 368

"Die Insel Island Nro. 76", Reilly, Franz Johann Joseph von

Subject: Iceland

Period: 1789 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.2 x 9.1 inches
28.4 x 23.1 cm

This uncommon Austrian map of Iceland is based on Homann's map of 1761, which was in turn based on the previously unpublished Knoff survey. The map locates villages and churches and graphically delineates the mountains, rivers, lakes and forests and is embellished with a decorative title cartouche.

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Condition: B

A few minor spots, mostly in blank margins. Small hole in blank margin, just outside plate mark.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $240

Closed on 9/28/2005

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