Auction 139, Lot 531

"Italia in suos Status Divisa et ex Prototypo de l'Isliano de Sumta…", Homann Heirs

Subject: Italy

Period: 1742 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.8 x 19.5 inches
57.9 x 49.5 cm

This detailed map of Italy includes Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily and parts of France and the Balkans. The map is based on Delisle, with Italy divided into provinces. The title also appears in Italian above the map: Gli Stati d'Italia… The map is adorned with a decorative title cartouche with the crossed keys of St. Peter at top.

References:

Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with a few professionally repaired short tears that enter map border. Remargined at bottom with a small amount of border in facsimile.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $325

Closed on 2/15/2012

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