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Auction 115, Lot 620

"Insul und Konigreich Corsica mit Angraenzen den Custen", Bodenehr, Gabriel

Subject: Mediterranean, Corsica

Period: 1706 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Curieux oder neuer und compendieuser Atlas

Color: Hand Color

11.8 x 6.5 inches
30 x 16.5 cm

This decorative little map portrays the island of Corsica after Coronelli and shows the Mediterranean coast centered on Genoa from Marseille to Tuscany. On either side of the map is a list of provinces with primary cities. The fancy dedication cartouche is flanked by two sea monsters and the title cartouche is flanked by mermen.


Condition: B

A little centerfold toning and faint foxing, else very good. Small hole in blank margin, well away from map.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/21/2006