Auction 126, Lot 861

"Die Insel Island Nro. 76", Reilly, Franz Johann Joseph von

Subject: Iceland

Period: 1791 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11 x 9 inches
27.9 x 22.9 cm

This uncommon Austrian map of Iceland is based on Homann's map of 1761, which was in turn based on the previously unpublished Knoff survey. The map locates villages and churches and graphically delineates the mountains, rivers, lakes and forests. Embellished with a decorative title cartouche.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $450 - $550

Sold for: $325

Closed on 12/3/2008

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