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Auction 182, Lot 584

"L'Italie Dressee sur les Observations de Mrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences sur Celles de R.P. Riccioli de la Compagnie de Jesus...", Delisle, Guillaume

Subject: Italy

Period: 1720 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

21.9 x 18.3 inches
55.6 x 46.5 cm
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This is a re-engraved edition of Delisle's map showing all of Italy, including Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica, the surrounding parts of France and the Balkans, and a portion of North Africa. The map is filled with detail and decorated with an ornate title cartouche alluding to the Catholic Church, with a cherub wearing a cardinal's miter. Published by Rutgert Alberts.


Condition: A

A crisp impression on a bright sheet with a "P" watermark, marginal soiling, and some tiny tears along the edges of the sheet, most of which have been archivally repaired.

Estimate: $350 - $425


Closed on 4/28/2021