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JANSSON, Jan. [The scarce Jansson map of Malta in fine colour]
Insulæ Melitæ Vulgo Malte Nova et accurata Descriptio. Amsterdam, c.1650, blank verso. Original colour. 410 x 515mm.
A very fine chart of Malta and Gozo with an inset malt of Valletta, decorated with elaborate title and scale cartouches, sea-monsters and a vignette sea-battle between galleys and a galleon. The map appeared in Jansson's 'Waterereld' sea-atlas, first published 1650 as the fifth volume of his 'Novus Atlas'. KOEMAN: Me 164.
[Ref: 19194]    £2,600.00 ($3,388 • €3,008 rates)


SCOTO, Francesco. [Miniature plan of Valletta]
Malta. Malta Citta. Venice: G.P.Brigonci, c.1672. Image 115 x 115mm. Laid on contemporary paper as found.
A map-view of Valletta, from the 'Itinerario Overo Nova Descrittione de' Viaggi Principali d'Italia di Francesco Scoto'. GANADO: 8.
[Ref: 18334]    £220.00 ($287 • €255 rates)


DE WIT, Frederick. [17th century map of Malta]
Insula Malta accuratissime Delineata, Urbibus, et Fortalitiis. Amsterdam, c.1680, Fine original colour. 440 x 540mm. Old ink pagination in key.
A fine map of Malta, with the south coast of Sicily and North Africa including Tunis & Tripoli, with an inset plan of Valletta. It is based on a map by French engineer Sébastien Pontault de Beaulieu, who is regarded as the first military topographer. He drew several maps of Mediterranean islands and their defences during the Ottoman wars, often decorated with aframe-like border like this. The vignette sea battle between a galleon and two galleys highlight the threat from Barbary pirates from Tunis and Tripoli.
[Ref: 19494]    £1,600.00 ($2,085 • €1,851 rates)


MALLET, Alain Manesson. [Map of the defences of Valletta]
Malte. Paris, 1683. Coloured. 145 x 100mm.
A map of the defences of Valletta presented as a bird's-eye view. Published in Mallet's 'Description de l'Univers'.
[Ref: 15716]    £220.00 ($287 • €255 rates)


CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [The most decorative map of Malta celebrating the Knights]
Isola di Malta, olim Melita... Venice, c.1689. Coloured. 460 x 615mm. As normal showing the ink mark of the copper plate crack at the top left, A very fine example printed on heavy paper.
Large, decorative map of Malta and Gozo, engraved in 1689 in Coronelli's unique style and published in his 'Isolario'. Surrounding the islands are 62 engraved armorials, including the Knights of Malta. On the reverse is a small plan of Valetta set in text.
[Ref: 17578]    £3,250.00 ($4,235 • €3,760 rates)


MULLER, Johann Ulrich. [Uncommon miniature map of Malta]
Maltha. Ulm: Georg W. Kühnen, 1702. 70 x 80mm, set in text. A very fine example.
Charming miniature map of Malta, with a letterpress text in German. GANADO: 32; KING: Miniature Maps, 160-1.
[Ref: 15660]    £385.00 ($502 • €445 rates)


SEUTTER, Matthäus. [18th century map of Malta celebrating the Knights of Malta]
Melite vulgo Malta cum vicinis Goza, quæ olim Gaulos, et Comino insulis, uti exhibetur á Nic. De Fer. Augsburg, c.1730. Original colour. 500 x 580mm. Very fine example
A large and decorative map of Malta, orientated with north to the bottom right, with an inset map of Valletta, the arms of 64 Grand Masters of the Knights of Malta, and an allegorical scene representing the sea power of the Knights.
[Ref: 16116]    £1,850.00 ($2,411 • €2,140 rates)


TIRION, Isaak. [A military map of Malta from the mid-18th century]
Nieuwe Kaart van't Eiland Maltha met Gozo en Comino: waar in de plaatzing der Reduiten en Batteryen... Amsterdam: Tirion, 1761. Coloured. 290 x 460mm.
A map of the islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino, marking the Knights of Malta's 'redoubts and batteries'. The map is oriented with north at the bottom right.
[Ref: 19418]    £680.00 ($886 • €787 rates)


ABELA, Giovanni Francesco. [A rare 18th century map of Malta published on the island]
Malta colle sue Citta, Fortificazioni, Terre, Villaggi, Vallonie, e Luonghi Alpestri, con le sue Isole Adiacenti. Malta: Giovanni Mallia, 1772-80. Engraving, 305 x 715mm.
A scarce map of Malta and Gozo, orientated with north to the bottom right, from the edition of Abela's 'Malta Illustrata' revised Giovannantonio Ciantar. MASON & WILLIS: 101.
[Ref: 15698]    £2,600.00 ($3,388 • €3,008 rates)


BERTHAULT. [View of Valletta]
Vue à vol d'Oiseau de la Ville & du Port de Malte prise du fond du Port, et dessus les hauteurs des Rochers du Corradin. Paris, 1820. 295 x 370mm.
Bird's-eye view of Valletta engraved by Berthault. The view looks out to sea, where a sea battle against Turkish galleys is in progress. Under the view is a 30-point key highlighting principal places of interest.
[Ref: 18632]    £425.00 ($554 • €492 rates)


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