Italy; De Lisle / Buache - L'Italie Dressee sur les Observations de Mrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences - 1788

Description
Italy; De Lisle / Buache - L'Italie Dressee sur les Observations de Mrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences - 1788
A fine large map showing all of Italy, including Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica

Condition: good. Sufficient margins, mounted. On the reverse strengthened. Map slightly browened / spots. Verso: blank.

A fine large map showing all of Italy, including Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica, the surrounding parts of France and the Balkans, and a portion of North Africa. It is based on the geography of Guillaume Delisle and the observations of the astronomer Riccioli. The map is filled with detail and decorated with an ornate title cartouche alluding to the Catholic Church, with a cherub wearing a cardinal's miter.

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Italy
Map maker/ publisher
De Lisle / Buache
Map/ Book title
L'Italie Dressee sur les Observations de Mrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences
Period
1788
Condition
Good
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
A fine large map showing all of Italy, including Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica
Size of the largest image
49×60 cm
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