Lot 329 (Fine Interiors (including Books) - Two Day Sale (DAY ONE), 12th March 2019)
MAPS: Malta: 1- SEUTTER MATTHEUS: Melite vulgo Malta cum vicinis Goza quae olim Gaulos, et Comino insulis uti exhibetur a Nic. De Fer. Augsburg, c.1730. Hand coloured and measuring 500 x 580mm. large and decorative map of Malta, orientated with north to the bottom right, with an inset map of Valletta, the arms of 64 Grand Masters of the Knights of Malta, and an allegorical scene representing the sea power of the Knights. 2- Insula Melitae vulgo malte nova et accurata descriptio. Amsterdam, Gerardum Valka et Petrum Schenk, no date, c18. Partially hand coloured. 3- View of the Grand Port of Malta. A hand drawn map with some colouring and with a list of the cities and populations; PLUS: Piano dell assedio della cittadella di Messina (Map of the siege of the Citadel of Messina). No date, c18. All four maps are mounted, framed and glazed (4)
Sold for £3,100
Appears to be inscribed, 1737 - 1741, see image
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The auction details are as follows:
Auction: Fine Interiors (including Books) - Two Day Sale (DAY ONE), 12th March 2019
8 March 2019 9am - 5pm
10 March 2019 10am - 1pm
11 March 2019 9am - 5pm
12 March 2019 from 9am
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