Auction 156, Lot 592

"Birds-eye View of the City and Port of Malta",

Subject: Malta

Period: 1804 (dated)

Publication: Ancient and Modern Malta...

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.4 x 8.3 inches
34 x 21.1 cm

This attractive bird's-eye view depicts the fortified port of Malta. Very detailed, the engraving shows individual buildings, churches, and fortifications with three ships in the harbor. The view was published in Louis de Boisgelin's Ancient and Modern Malta: Containing a Description of the Ports and Cities of the Islands of Malta and Goza.... Printed for G. & J. Robinson in London.

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Condition: B+

A crisp, dark impression with faint toning adjacent to a fold. Issued folding.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $200

Closed on 2/17/2016

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