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Melite, vulgo Malta


Seutter's great map of the Maltese islands is based on de Fer and oriented with South up. St. Paul's shipwreck is shown near Malta's "Porto San Paolo." In the upper right corner, a Christian fleet defeats Turkish forces. A second cartouche features a Grand Master of the Knights of Malta and a pair of putti. Below the main map are a plan of Valetta and a chart of the coats of arms of the Grand Masters of the Knights of Malta. The color of the principal map, city plan, chart and cartouches is original. A magnificent Malta map.
Item Number: RS2677
Cartographer: Seutter
Place & Date: Augsburg / 1730s
Size: 22 1/2" x 19 3/8"
Condition: Original color. A few minor spots mostly along margins; some water staining in bottom right corner; left margin trimmed close
Price: $3,250.00