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Auction 116, Lot 669

"La Sicile Divisee en ses trois Vallees", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Italy, Sicily

Period: 1699 (published)


Color: Hand Color

9.5 x 7.5 inches
24.1 x 19.1 cm
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Superb little map of Sicily showing its political divisions and fine detail of topography, cities, towns and villages. The map extends to include the Aeolian Islands. The volcanoes, Aetna and Vulcano (Hiera) are graphically depicted and a small vignette of an erupting Aetna adorns the distance scale.


Condition: A

Chip at paper edge and a minor printer's crease, else fine with a sharp impression.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/20/2006