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  • An extremely decorative, large, fine old colour example of De Wit’s rare map of Sicily. It shows in detail the cities of Messina, Milazzo, Palermo, Catania and Trapani.
    It is considered one of the most beautiful and decorative maps of Sicily from the XVII century. This example is in exceptional old original colour.
    The map is embellished with a compass rose, sailing ships, a dedication cartouche and especially, elaborate views of the major cities and ports of Sicily. From Atlas Major by F. De Witt published in Amsterdam in 1680.

    • Author: DE WIT Frederick
    • Year: 1680
    • Dimension: 580 x 500 mm
    • Place of publication: Amsterdam
  • antica mappa sicilia malta

    A stunning map of Sicily published by M. Seutter in 1730. Inset at bottom a nice map of Malta and Gozo. Showing also the Etna erupting.

    • Author: SEUTTER Georg Matthaus
    • Year: 1730
    • Dimension: 580 x 500 mm
    • Place of publication: Augsburg
  • antica mappa sicilia sardegna

    A very decorative map of Sicily and Sardinia from J.B. Homann’s Atlas Novus Terrarum published in Nuremberg in 1720. In the upper middle is a allegoric large cartouche with the title “Regnorum Siciliae et Sardiniae nova tabula?. Embellished by compass rose, vessels and in the lower left plan of Catania with the famous vulcan Etna erupting and in the right with La Valletta. [cod.087/15]

    • Author: HOMANN Johann Baptist
    • Year: 1720
    • Dimension: 580 x 500 mm
    • Place of publication: Nuremberg