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Auction 147, Lot 504

"[Lot of 2] Italy [and] Plan of the City of Syracuse Beseiged by the Athenians", Walker, Samuel

Subject: Italy

Period: 1840-52 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

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A. Italy, circa 1840 (7.6 x 9.1"). Detailed map of the nation naming regions and showing cities, rivers, and mountains. Engraved by Boynton. Condition: Lightly foxed with a short edge tear well away from image. (B+)

B. Plan of the City of Syracuse Beseiged by the Athenians, from Rollin's History, circa 1852 (6.4 x 8.1"). Striking plan of the historic city of Syracuse in Sicily featuring topographical detail, fortifications, and other structures. A key at bottom identifies the various Athenian and Syracusan fortifications. Engraved by Kelly. Condition: Faint foxing in the blank margins. (A)



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Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $50

Closed on 11/20/2013