Raleigh - Ancient Sicily

Rare map of ancient Sicily with Syracuse and Carthage insets, pictorial town views

Title:

Sicily [untitled]

Map maker:

W. Raleigh, History of the World

Place and Year:

London, 1614-76

Dimensions:

30.5 x 39.6 cm (12 x 15.6 in)

Technique:

Copperplate engraving

Coloring:

Uncolored

Condition Rating:

VG

300.00
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DETAILS

Rare double-page map showing Sicily in a large scale and good detail. Shows a number of towns, rivers, and islands, as well as a burning Mt. Etna.

Two inset maps, one of Syracuse, and a plan of Carthago.

Decorative engraving style, enriched by sailing ships and tiny buildings.

CONDITION NOTES

Some marginal chips. Good example with dark print. Watermarked paper with some age-toning. With a small blind-stamp and a short scratch in the sea area. 

IDENTIFIER

NL-00451

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