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Auction 151, Lot 590

"A New and Accurate Map of the Island of Corsica Divided into Pieves from a Late Survey", Anon.

Subject: Corsica

Period: 1768 (published)

Publication: Universal Magazine

Color: Hand Color

16.7 x 9.8 inches
42.4 x 24.9 cm

This rare map was published in the August 1768 issue of Universal Magazine. The map shows excellent topographical detail of Corsica, as well as towns, roads and rivers. The island is divided into pieves, an ecclesiastical appointment, typically comprised of multiple parishes.

References: Jolly #UNIV-146.

Condition: B+

Issued folding, now pressed, with attractive color and a few small abrasions along the folds at left. A binding trim at right has been replaced with old paper.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $200

Closed on 11/19/2014