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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 ($3,946 • €3,552 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 ($467 • €421 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 ($2,246 • €2,022 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 ($826 • €743 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 ($3,156 • €2,842 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]    £320.00 ($388 • €350 rates)


HOÜEL, Jean-Pierre-Laurent. [A scarce map of Malta and Gozo]
Description des Isles de Malte, du Cuming et du Goze, avec les noms des Batteries, Redoutes et Retranchments qui sont le long des Côtes de ses Isles. Paris, c.1785. Aquatint and etching, printed in sepia. 260 x 375mm. Repaired tear in lower margin.
A map of Malta, Gozo and Comino from Hoüel's book 'Le voyage pittoresque des Isles des Sicilie, de Malte et de Lipari', a record of his trip around the Mediterranean in the 1770s. The map is unusual for the use of aquatint and being printed in sepia. Hoüet's drawing books, including the original of this map, were purchased by Catherine the Great and are now in the Hermitage, St Petersburg.
[Ref: 16403]    £750.00 ($911 • €820 rates)


CHOISEUL-GOUFFIER, M.G.A. [Valletta]
Plan Géométral de la Ville & du Port de Malte. France, c.1800. 290 x 370mm.
A plan of Valletta, with extensive keys, engraved by Varin for Choiseul's 'Voyage pittoresque en Grèce', published 1782-1822.
[Ref: 18469]    £280.00 ($340 • €306 rates)


POZZI, G. [19th century map of Malta]
Gruppo delle Isole di Malta. Milan, c.1850. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, 385 x 590mm.
Old map of Malta & Gozo.
[Ref: 13744]    £200.00 ($243 • €219 rates)


SMYTH, William Henry. [Chart of Marsa Scirocco, Malta.]
Plan of Marsa Scirocco, In the Island of Malta... London, Hydrographical Office of the Admiralty, 1823 [-1850]. 630 x 470mm. Printed on Whatman Turkey Mill paper watermarked 1846.
A detailed chart of Marsa Scirocco, with an inset of St Lucian's Tower. In 1815, at the end of the Napoleonic War, Lieut. Smyth was posted to Sicily, which he used as a base to survey the coasts of Italy and Africa, with the islands in between. 32 charts and views were published by the Admiralty, which remained the core hydrography of the central Mediterranean until the end of the century. He published his own account, "Memoir descriptive of the resources, inhabitants, and hydrography of Sicily and its islands...", in 1824. His final naval rank was admiral.
[Ref: 9182]    £490.00 ($595 • €536 rates)


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