Catalog Archive
Auction 161, Lot 618

"Suite de l'Italie-Ancienne. De l'Appulie, de la Grande-Grece, de la Sicile, et Autres Isles", Brion de la Tour, Louis

Subject: Southern Italy

Period: 1786 (circa)

Publication: Atlas General Methodique et Elementaire

Color: Hand Color

21.2 x 15 inches
53.8 x 38.1 cm

This map of southern Italy includes Sicily and an inset with Corsica and Sardinia. The map is flanked by panels of text describing the regions of Puglia, Basilicata, and Calabria, as well as the island of Sicily. Surrounded in an elaborate border featuring a globe, a map, and flowers, printed from a separate plate.


Condition: B+

A crisp impression on watermarked paper with light offsetting, minor soiling, and a centerfold separation confined to top blank margin.

Estimate: $160 - $190


Closed on 2/8/2017