Italy, Sicilia, Sardegna, Malta, Corsica; J.B. Homann / G.A. Rizzi Zannoni - Li Regni di Sicilia e Sardegna, colle Adiacenti Isole di Corsica, Elba, Malta e Liparee e di Vulcano - 1721-1750

Description
Italy, Sicilia, Sardegna, Malta, Corsica; J.B. Homann / G.A. Rizzi Zannoni - Li Regni di Sicilia e Sardegna, colle Adiacenti Isole di Corsica, Elba, Malta e Liparee e di Vulcano - 1721-1750
Original Big Folio Copper Engraving

This map is an original 1747 copper engraving.

This is a beautiful and highly decorative nautical map by JOHAN BAPTISTA HOMANN, engraving by GIO. ANTONIO RIZZI ZANNONI, engraved in Nuremberg in 1747 and published in his amazing work: "Atlas Novus: Grosser Atlas uber die gantze Welt..... Nurnberg, Homannische Erben, 1747."

Beautiful map edited in Nuremberg, featuring a large and highly decorative cartouche, wide margins, original and well-marked watercolour and also very well detailed at every point.

Condition: it is in good condition, as per photos, with minimal marginal browning and a small restored cut at the bottom/centre area, along the folding.

Map overall dimensions: 60.0 x 53.0 cm

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Italy
Geographical specification
Sicilia, Sardegna, Malta, Corsica
Map maker/ publisher
J.B. Homann / G.A. Rizzi Zannoni
Map/ Book title
Li Regni di Sicilia e Sardegna, colle Adiacenti Isole di Corsica, Elba, Malta e Liparee e di Vulcano
Period
1721-1750
Condition
Good
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Original Big Folio Copper Engraving
Size of the largest image
53×60 cm
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