Auction 132, Lot 553

"A New Map of Latium, Etruria, and as much of Antient Italy, as lay Between Gallia Cisalpina and Graecia Magna, Shewing their Principal Divisions, Cities, Towns, Rivers Mountains &c.", Wells, Edward

Subject: Italy

Period: 1714 (published)

Publication: A New Sett of Maps both of Antient and Present Geography

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.2 x 14.2 inches
48.8 x 36.1 cm

This map of central Italy shows the bounds of ancient Italy with numerous old place names. The very large title cartouche incorporates the dedication and coat of arms of William Duke of Gloucester, who was Wells' student at Oxford. Engraved by Sutton Nichols.

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Condition: A

Very wide original margins with a few spots and tiny worm holes.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $220

Closed on 6/2/2010

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