Auction 151, Lot 580

"Le Royaume de Naples Divise en Douze Provinces. Sur les Memoires les Plus Nouveaux", Jaillot, Alexis-Hubert

Subject: Southern Italy

Period: 1694 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Nouveau

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.8 x 17.5 inches
55.4 x 44.5 cm

This lovely map was originated by Nicolas Sanson and here reissued by his successor, Alexis-Hubert Jaillot. The map covers the 'boot' of southern Italy in considerable detail and also part of Albania and Greece, including Corfu. The title cartouche features two men taming spirited horses and angels supporting a coat of arms. The four distances scales are also enclosed in a decorative cartouche.

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Condition: A

A nice impression on a bright, clean sheet of watermarked paper.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Unsold

Closed on 11/19/2014

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