Auction 136, Lot 621

"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

Size:
18.1 x 11.1 inches
46 x 28.2 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.

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Condition: A

Tiny paper flaw in the image, else fine.

Estimate: $700 - $800

Sold for: $600

Closed on 6/1/2011

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