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Auction 182, Lot 585

"Carte de l'Ancienne Italie",

Subject: Italy

Period: 1770 (circa)

Publication: Histoire Universelle depuis le Commencement du Monde

Color: Hand Color

15.3 x 12 inches
38.9 x 30.5 cm
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This map of Italy shows ancient political boundaries and place names and extends to include Corsica and Sardinia. Adorned with a decorative cartouche. This was published in volume VIII of Histoire Universelle depuis le Commencement du Monde jusqu'à Présent, Traduite de l'Anglois, published by Hans Kasper Arkstee & Hendrick Merkus.


Condition: B+

A crisp impression on a bright sheet with the watermark of a small crown and the initials "IW," issued folding and now flattened with some small spots at top left. The right margin has been extended with period-correct paper to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $110 - $140


Closed on 4/28/2021