Auction 116, Lot 636

"Carta Marittima, Nella quale si contiene la Navigazione dal Capo della Linguetta al Capo d'Otranto…", Tentivo, Gasparo

Subject: Greece and Italy

Period: 1750 (circa)


Color: Black & White

20 x 14.4 inches
50.8 x 36.6 cm

This is a very scarce Italian sea chart covering the Adriatic coastline and the island of Corfu. The title cartouche fills the interior of the 'heel' of Italy. At top is a chart showing the Italian coastline from Ortona to Ravenna. Engraved by Felice Polanzani.


Condition: B

Some uneven toning with light damp stains in margins. Soft horizontal fold.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/20/2006