Auction 114, Lot 374

"Irlanda", Camocio, Giovanni Francesco

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1574 (circa)

Publication: Isole Famose, Porti, Fortezze, e Terre Maritime.

Color: Black & White

Size:
7.3 x 5.4 inches
18.5 x 13.7 cm

This unusual map is from a rare 16th century Italian atlas of island maps. The map is a fine copper engraving rendered in the Italian style with a stippled sea and a simple title cartouche.

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Condition: A

Very sharp impression with some printer's ink smudges and a couple of abrasions and tiny holes in the blank margins, one just entering the plate mark at left.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,400

Sold for: $2,300

Closed on 3/1/2006

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