Auction 96, Lot 359

"Le Royaume de Naples Divise en Douze Provinces", Sanson/Jaillot

Subject: Italy

Period: 1681 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

21.6 x 17.2 inches
54.9 x 43.7 cm

This lovely map was originated by Nicolas Sanson and here reissued by his successor, A. H. Jaillot. It covers the 'boot' of Italy in considerable detail and also includes part of Albania and Greece including Corfu. The uncolored title cartouche features two soldiers with their horses, angels and a coat of arms. The four distances scales are also enclosed in a decorative cartouche with Jaillot's imprint.


Condition: A

Very fine, crisp impression. Couple of insignificant tiny spots, overall very good.

Estimate: $375 - $450


Closed on 9/12/2001