Auction 98, Lot 332

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

Subject: Italy

Period: 1681 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

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Condition: A

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

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $325

Closed on 3/6/2002

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