Sicily Kingdom of Naples Italy Messina Palermo Syracuse Marsalla 1760 Bellin mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Isle de Sicile.
(Europe, Italy, Kingdom of Naples, Sicily, Marsala, Messina, Palermo, Syracuse).
Issued 1760, Paris by Bellin.
Mid 18th century engraved map with a pleasing, strong impression.
Decorative and uncommon map with floral cartouche, fleur-de-lys and rhumb lines.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet measures c. 12 3/4" H x 18" W.
Engraved area measures c. 9" H x 14" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol.1.