Auction 112, Lot 584

"In Notitiam Ecclesiasticam Africae Tabula Geographica", Delisle/Covens & Mortier

Subject: Northern Africa & Western Mediterranean

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21 x 15.5 inches
53.3 x 39.4 cm

Very decorative copper engraved map of the northern coast of Africa, Spain, Italy and the Mediterranean with the islands of Sardinia, Corsica, Majorca, Minorca etc. Sicily features a smoking Mount Aetna. Embellished with three architectural cartouches and a compass rose.

References:

Condition: B

Good impression and original outline color. Some foxing in blank margins with a few light spots in map.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/28/2005

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