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  • Map: Regnorum Siciliae et Sardiniae nec non Melitae, seu Maltae, Insulae
  • Cartographer: J. B. Homann
  • Place & Date: Nurnberg / 1720
  • Size: 22 3/4" x 19 1/4"
  • Condition: old color on islands and inset plan, cartouches in b&w; minor staining along margins; light impression in lower right corner

    Homann's splendid map of Sicily, Sardinia, the southern tip of Italy and the Maltese islands, with many place names and decorative details. The large, sumptuous title cartouche shows Bacchus, Ceres, Vulcan at the forge, and putti holding up the coats of arms of Sicily and Sardinia. Warships engage in combat at sea and in the bottom corners are inset plans of Catania and Valletta, the latter encased in a cartouche featuring a Knight of Malta and the Maltese coat of arms.

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    Regnorum Siciliae et Sardiniae nec non Melitae

    Estimate $1,000 - $1,500Feb 19, 2017
    Starting Price $1
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