Auction 132, Lot 557

"Le Royaume de Naples Divise en Douze Provinces; par Sanson", Elwe, Jan Barend

Subject: Italy

Period: 1792 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Geographique et Universel

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.2 x 17.2 inches
53.8 x 43.7 cm

This lovely map, based on Sanson's cartography, covers the 'boot' of southern Italy in considerable detail and also part of Albania and Greece, including Corfu. The title cartouche features two men taming spirited horses and angels supporting a coat of arms. The four distances scales are also enclosed in a decorative cartouche.

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Condition: A

Crisp impression and original color with faint toning in bottom margin.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 6/2/2010

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