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Auction 164, Lot 622

"Nieuwe Kaart van 't Eiland Maltha met Gozo en Comino...", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Malta

Period: 1761 (dated)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand Atlas

Color: Hand Color

18.2 x 11.1 inches
46.2 x 28.2 cm
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Handsome, large map of the Maltese Islands with superb detail of the topography, roads, villages and fortifications. The important forts, harbors and Valetta are particularly well illustrated with a key locating important sites. A nice compass rose orients north in the lower right corner.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.TIR-2a.

Condition: A

Issued folding with a hint of offsetting and a professionally replaced binding trim at top right.

Estimate: $700 - $850


Closed on 9/13/2017