Auction 145, Lot 605

"Italie", Sanson, Nicolas Fils

Subject: Italy

Period: 1683 (published)

Publication: Geographise en Historische Werelt Beschryving…

Color: Hand Color

9.6 x 7.9 inches
24.4 x 20.1 cm

Delicately engraved map of Italy including Corsica, Sicily, and Sardinia, and extending to the Balkan coast. The title is enclosed in small strapwork cartouche.

References: Pastoureau, SANSON VII F bis.

Condition: B+

Lightly soiled and toned with a couple of tiny worm holes along centerfold at top. The right margin has been extended with old paper to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/12/2013