Auction 123, Lot 628

"L'Italie", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Italy

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: Atlas de toutes les parties connues du globe terrestre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.3 x 12.5 inches
21.1 x 31.8 cm

Copper engraved map of Italy showing political divisions, roads, cities, towns and topography. The map covers the area from Switzerland, across to Hungary and Croatia, and south to the tip of Africa. Corsica, Sardinia, and the Gulf of Venice are shown, and Sicily features an erupting Mt. Etna. There are five distance scales flanking the title above the map. Bright impression with some text layout lines still evident.

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Condition: B+

Some stains along the centerfold, left margin close, as issued. Fine impression and original hand coloring

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/20/2008

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