Siciliae Insulae Nova Descriptio. Pierre MORTIER.
Siciliae Insulae Nova Descriptio.

Siciliae Insulae Nova Descriptio.

Amsterdam: Pierre Mortier, 1723.

Map. Copper plate engraving with hand outline color. Image measures 16 7/8" x 21.5", sheet measures 20.25" x 25.75". Shows some wear at bottom of original fold line, and light creasing to lower corners. Full original margins. In very good condition.

Classical map of Sicily with an inset of Syracuse and a feature. Also includes a list of large towns.

Pierre Mortier (1661-1711) was a Dutch cartographer, engraver, and printseller who worked in Amsterdam. He used advanced Dutch printing methods to produce high quality editions of contemporary French maps by cartographers such as De L'Isle, Sanson, Jaillot, de Fer and De Wit.

Binding: Unbound
Condition: Very Good
Language: Latin

Price: $950.00

Item #214369

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