Lot 549

MEDITERRANEAN PORTS AND HARBOURS - A collection of c. 120 manuscript coastal charts in an album, 230 x 315mm., dated variously 1720-1804.

Estimate: £300 - £500
Hammer price: £1,600
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

MEDITERRANEAN PORTS AND HARBOURS - A collection of c. 120 manuscript coastal charts in pen-and-ink and grey wash, dated variously between 1720-1804, including Antibes, Alicante, Genova, Cagliari, Ferrara, Gibraltar, Ibiza, La Ciotat, Lampidosa, Languedoc, Livorno, Majorca, Marseille, Malaga, Malta, Menorca, Messina, Naples, Palermo, Taranto and Tangiers, some titles in baroque cartouches, each chart with a compass rose and scale, many with plans of fortifications, a few unbound at the end, 230 x 315mm., bound in an album of contemporary limp vellum (a little worn and stained). Provenance: some old illegible Italian annotation and arithmetic to lower cover.

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