Auction 112, Lot 580

"L'Isle de Malthe…", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Mediterranean - Malta

Period: 1695 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11 x 7 inches
27.9 x 17.8 cm

Fine small plan of the islands of Malta, Comino and Gozo with many place names, fortifications and rudimentary topographical detail. The map is oriented by a small compass rose with north in the lower right corner. The text above the map refers to the role of the Knights of Malta as rulers of the islands and to the strategic geographical location of the islands.

References:

Condition: A

Faint, unobtrusive manuscript ink notation on distance scale, else fine.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $400

Closed on 9/28/2005

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