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Lot 0074
Title/Content of Map: Regni & insulae Siciliae'. Sicily kingdom/islands. Isole Eolie. The Contado (Contea) di Modica, or county of Modica is shown in red. The Aeolian Islands are marked at the top of the map

  • Date Printed: 1747 (This date is printed on the map)
  • Image Size: Approx 50.5 x 58.5cm, 19.75 x 23 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map.
  • Type: Large antique 18th century atlas map, printed on thick, good quality paper with original outline hand colour/color and decorative title cartouche
  • Condition: Very Good; suitable for framing.
  • Verso: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain
  • Folding: This is a folding map.
  • Artist/Cartographer/Engraver: Johann Christoph Homann / Homann Heirs
  • Provenance: The map was extracted from a composite atlas of early 18th century maps, the latest of which was dated c1754

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  • Location: This item ships from United Kingdom

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  • Condition

    Very Good; suitable for framing.

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    Homann: Antique Map of Sicily Kingdom/Islands, 1747

    Estimate $500 - $575Feb 14, 2018
    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert