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An 18th century playing-card map of southern Ireland

Stock No. 12959 Category: Tags: , , , Cartographer: RABATTA, Augusto & BAILOU, Jean Baptist de.

Irlanda Merid.
Florence: Aniello Lamberti, 1779. Original colour. Sheet size 110 x 65mm.

£180

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A rare miniature map of southern Ireland engraved by Lamberti for the 'Minchiate', the Florentine version of the Tarot, which had each card marked with an arcane symbol. The full set was published in Augusto Da Rabatta and Jean Baptiste De Baillou's pocket atlas 'Nuovo Atlante Generale'.

Information on the map is minimal, but an extensive key gives the names of the various regions and waterways.

Additional information

Dimensions 65 × 110 mm
Cartographer

Date

1779

Extra Info

Irlanda Merid.

Publication

Florence: Aniello Lamberti, 1779. Original colour. Sheet size 110 x 65mm.

Condition

A good example.

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