Auction 130, Lot 633

"Italiae Pars cum Vicinis Hinc Inde Insulis et Africae Parte Opposita", Bocharti, Samuelis

Subject: Mediterranean, Italy, North Africa

Period: 1712 (published)

Publication: Geographia sacra, seu Phaleg et Canaan

Color: Hand Color

8.5 x 13 inches
21.6 x 33 cm

This unusual chart focuses on the Tyrrhenian, Mediterranean, Adriatic, and Ionian Seas. It includes Corsica, Sardinia, Italy, the Dalmatian coast, Malta, Tunisia and Libya. The Angel of Fame holds the title cartouche and an oared galley sails in the sea. The place names are given in Latin, Greek and Hebrew.


Condition: A

There is some minor soil in margins and a few creases in map.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $140

Closed on 12/2/2009