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Auction 123, Lot 640

"Nieuwe Kaart van 't Eiland Maltha met Gozo en Comino…", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Mediterranean, Malta

Period: 1761 (dated)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand Atlas

Color: Hand Color

17.8 x 11 inches
45.2 x 27.9 cm

Handsome, large map of the Maltese Islands with superb detail of the topography, roads, villages and fortifications. The important fortifications, harbor and Valetta are particularly well illustrated with a key locating important sites. The map is oriented by a compass rose with north to the lower right corner.


Condition: A

A dark impression on fine laid paper. Issued folding, now flattened, with right binding side trimmed but still ample.

Estimate: $800 - $950

Sold for: $700

Closed on 2/20/2008