Auction 127, Lot 646

"[Lot of 3] Italy. North Part. [and] Kingdom of Sardinia [on sheet with] Island of Sardinia [and] Kingdom of Naples or the Two Sicilies", Desilver, Charles

Subject: Italy

Period: 1856 (published)

Publication: New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.5 x 12.5 inches
26.7 x 31.8 cm

Three attractive maps of Italy shortly before its unification. The first includes Florence, Arezzo, Rome, Venice, Siena, Lucca and Pisa. The second map is centered on Turin and includes Genoa, Spezia, Nice, Aosta, Novara and more. With a large inset detailing the Island of Sardinia. The last map details the southern part of Italy from Rome south to include Naples and Sicily. With the large inset "Environs of Napes." Each is surrounded by the delicate scroll border characteristic of Desilver.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $60

Closed on 2/25/2009

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