Auction 139, Lot 555

"Les Isles de Malte, Goze &c.", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Malta

Period: 1715 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12 x 7.8 inches
30.5 x 19.8 cm

This is a handsome, small map of the Maltese Islands with superb detail of the villages and fortifications. The important fortifications of Valetta, built by the famous Knights of Malta after the Siege of Malta, are depicted with a bird's-eye plan. Engraved by Anthony de Winter.

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Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with a few faint spots and light creasing.

Estimate: $450 - $550

Sold for: $325

Closed on 2/15/2012

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