Auction 112, Lot 548

"Corfu insula antiquamen…", Camocio, Giovanni Francesco

Subject: Greece - Corfu

Period: 1574 (circa)

Publication: Isole Famose Porti, Fortezze, e Terre Maritime

Color: Black & White

Size:
6 x 7.5 inches
15.2 x 19.1 cm

Superb and very scarce Italian map of the important Greek island. Beautifully engraved in the Italian style with stipple seas and graphic depictions of the hills, forests, castles and cities. Several galley ships and fishing boats fill the sea between the mainland and the island.

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Condition: A

Crisp impression with slight soil in margins.

Estimate: $800 - $900

Sold for: $500

Closed on 9/28/2005

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