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Auction 138, Lot 678

"Italy with the Islands of Sicily, Sardinia, & Corsica…", Wilkinson, Robert

Subject: Italy

Period: 1794 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.5 x 10.5 inches
21.6 x 26.7 cm

When this map was published, Italy was under the domination of the Habsburg Monarchy and much of Northern Italy was embroiled in the Italian campaigns of the French Revolutionary Wars. The Estates of the Church cover most of the modern regions of Romagna, Marche, Umbria and Lazio. Corsica belongs to France and Sardinia is linked with Piedmont and Savoy. Engraved by Thomas Conder.

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Condition: B+

There is some minor soiling primarily in the blank margins. Left margin is slightly tattered but far from the image.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/7/2011

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