Auction 169, Lot 627

"Sardinia", Quad, Matthias von Kinckelbach

Subject: Sardinia

Period: 1608 (published)

Publication: Fasciculus Geographicus

Color: Black & White

11.3 x 7.8 inches
28.7 x 19.8 cm

This uncommon, early map of Sardinia is oriented with north to the right. The island is depicted a bit too wide and is filled with mountain ranges, rivers and cities. Adorned with a strapwork cartouche. Latin text on verso.

References: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #240-67.

Condition: B+

A dark impression with printer's ink residue, light show-through of text on verso, minor toning along the centerfold, and a small abrasion just outside the top left corner of the platemark.

Estimate: $400 - $500


Closed on 9/12/2018