Auction 142, Lot 560

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

Subject: Italy

Period: 1761 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

References:

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

Sold for: $120

Closed on 11/28/2012

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