Auction 140, Lot 664

"Italie Volgens de Allernieuwste Uitgave van den Heere d'Anville", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Italy

Period: 1761 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

17.3 x 15.3 inches
43.9 x 38.9 cm

Finely engraved and very detailed map, based on D'Anville's important map of Italy. The map extends to Sicily, Corsica, Sardinia, and Majorca. A small inset shows Malta in relation to Sicily. The title is enclosed in a decorative cartouche.


Condition: B

Original color on watermarked paper with a few faint spots and a bit of offsetting. There are numerous minute worm holes, most of which are only noticeable when held to light.

Estimate: $200 - $250


Closed on 5/23/2012