Catalog Archive

Auction 135, Lot 573

"Nieuwe Kaart van 't Eiland Maltha met Gozo en Comino…", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Malta

Period: 1761 (dated)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand Atlas

Color: Hand Color

18.2 x 11 inches
46.2 x 27.9 cm

Handsome, large map of the Maltese Islands with superb detail of the topography, roads, villages and fortifications. The important forts, harbors and Valetta are particularly well illustrated with a key locating important sites. A nice compass rose orients north in the lower right corner.


Condition: B+

With folds, as issued and faint toning at right side. A tiny edge tear is closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $700 - $800

Sold for: $600

Closed on 2/16/2011