Auction 149, Lot 562

"Plan de Syracuse Ancienne et Moderne. Pour l'Intelligence de l'Histoire Ancienne", Rollin, Charles

Subject: Syracuse, Sicily, Italy

Period: 1820 (circa)

Publication: Histoire Ancienne de Monsieur Rollin…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12 x 15.3 inches
30.5 x 38.9 cm

This plan depicts the historic port city of Syracuse featuring topographical detail, fortifications, and other structures. A key at top identifies Greek and Roman ruins, and notations throughout the plan describe historical events.

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Condition: B+

Wide margins with minor soiling, one tiny rust spot along centerfold, and a small hole at center that has been archivally repaired.

Estimate: $180 - $210

Sold for: $90

Closed on 5/21/2014

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