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Auction 135, Lot 566

"Die Insul Corsica mit dessen Disricten und Aemtern abgetheilet", Schreiber, Johann Georg

Subject: Corsica

Period: 1749 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Selectus…

Color: Hand Color

6.5 x 6.5 inches
16.5 x 16.5 cm

This is a finely engraved very detailed map of the island with very fine detail including scores of place names. The map is embellished with two cartouches and a compass rose. On either side of the map are tables with some geographical information and a list of cities.


Condition: B

On thick hand laid paper with strong impression and bright, original color. The dark red color on the two cartouches has offset in blank areas to the left. Short split in lower margin along centerfold just enters border.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $120

Closed on 2/16/2011