Auction 113, Lot 651

"A Correct Chart of the Mediterranean Sea, from the Straits of Gibraltar to the Levant", Seale, Richard William

Subject: Mediterranean

Period: 1750 (circa)

Publication: Tindal's Continuation of Rapin's History…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
28 x 13.5 inches
71.1 x 34.3 cm

Finely engraved and detailed chart of the Mediterranean focusing only on the coastlines. A large inset features The Road of Leghorn (Livorno harbor). Includes a decorative compass rose with radiating rhumb lines & notes on known & unknown latitudes & longitudes, plus a very decorative title cartouche.

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Condition: A

Margin extended at left to better accommodate framing. Couple of tiny fold separations in blank margins.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $325

Closed on 12/7/2005

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