Auction 124, Lot 569

"Insulae Maltae Nova et Accurata Tabula", Weigel, Christopher

Subject: Malta

Period: 1718 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.5 x 13 inches
39.4 x 33 cm

A handsome map of the islands of Malta and Gozo, with an inset view of Valetta and its fortifications. Topography is shown pictorially and towns are named throughout the map. The key to the map is flanked by flags and the title is displayed on a banner held by the Virgin Mary and putti.

References:

Condition: B+

A superb impression on a strong sheet. There are a few spots in the map at top and the centerfold is slightly toned.

Estimate: $425 - $500

Sold for: $1,300

Closed on 5/7/2008

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