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Auction 189, Lot 537

"Carte des Isles de Malte et du Goze", Brion de la Tour, Louis

Subject: Malta

Period: 1784 (circa)

Publication: Histoire Universelle...

Color: Black & White

13.5 x 9.3 inches
34.3 x 23.6 cm
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This handsome map of the islands of Malta and Gozo (Ghawdex) presents excellent detail of the towns, fortifications, roads and anchorages. The Wignacourt Aqueduct is prominently shown flowing from the interior springs at Dingli and Rabat to Valetta, and served as the capital city's water source until the 20th century. North is oriented to the bottom right, with a simple block-style cartouche decorating the map.


Condition: A

Issued folding on watermarked paper with minor printer's ink residue.

Estimate: $220 - $250


Closed on 9/14/2022