Kingdom of Sicily & Sardinia Mt Etna Malta Sicilia c. 1750 Homann mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Regnorum Siciliae et Sardiniae.
(Europe, Italy, Southern Italy, Kingdom of Sicily, Sardinia, Matla, Mt. Etna).
Issued c. 1750, Nuremberg by Homann.
Fine mid 18th century folio sheet engraved map, with full original hand color. Large decorative cartouche with cherubs and gods, inset birds-eye view of Catania city along the coast..
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, short closed split at base of center fold, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 21 1/2" H x 24 "W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 19 1/4" H x 22" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2, pp. 361.